Graduate Minor in Environmental Health

The Environmental Health Minor is meant for graduate students not enrolled in the Environmental Health MPH, MS, or PhD programs.

Courses for the minor must be selected from those offered by the School of Public Health. In order to meet the minor requirements, students must successfully complete graduate coursework in each of the following disciplines: biostatistics, epidemiology, and environmental health.

Declaring a Minor

The process to declare a minor is based on specific criteria.
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Program Requirements

Use of 4xxx courses toward program requirements is permitted under certain conditions with adviser approval.

Suggested courses include:

  • PUBH 6101 – Environmental Health or PUBH 6102 – Issues in Environmental Health
  • PUBH 6320 – Fundamentals of Epidemiology or PUBH 6341 – Epidemiologic Methods I
  • PUBH 6414 – Biostatistical Literacy or PUBH 6450 – Biostatistics I.

Students completing a master’s minor in environmental health must complete 6 credits in environmental health, including PUBH 6103, 6104, and 6105.

Students completing a doctoral minor are required to take a minimum of 14 credits in environmental health, including PUBH 6103, 6104, and 6105.

Students who have already taken comparable graduate-level courses in these disciplines may use other public health courses to complete the minor requirement with the approval of the public health adviser and the director of graduate studies. Since public health courses may have prerequisites or enrollment limitations, early planning with an adviser is suggested.

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