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Admissions Requirements

  • Official transcripts reflecting an earned bachelor’s degree, with a 3.0 or higher grade point average for the last 60 undergraduate or the last 18 graduate/post-baccalaureate credit hours completed.

  • Foreign Transcripts: Official transcripts or mark sheets of college level work not in English or in the standard U.S. grading scale must be sent to a credential evaluation service for translation.
    Transcripts must carry the signature of a responsible official in which the work was done and the seal of that institution, or must be certified true copies of the original records. If transcripts do not show the degree earned and the date on which it was conferred, official degree statements must also be provided

  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores taken within the last five years.

  • Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references.

  • A resume reflecting one or more years of work/volunteer history related to health and/or human services.

  • A one-page personal statement.

  • Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores are required of all applicants whose primary language is not English or whose undergraduate degree is from a college or university outside of the United States.

  • Environmental and Occupational Health Prerequisites:

    • The student must have successfully completed the following courses: two semesters of biology, two semesters of chemistry, one semester of physics, and one semester of college level math.

CORE COURSES
CPH 500FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC HEALTH3
CPH 504EPIDEMIOLOGY IN PUBLIC HEALTH3
CPH 506BIOSTATISTICS3
CPH 514PLANNING AND EVALUATION3
CPH 539PUBLIC HEALTH: LEADERSHIP AND ADVOCACY3
CONCENTRATION COURSES
CPH 503PUBLIC HEALTH ENVIRONMENT & SOCIETY3
CPH 590ELEMENTS OF INDUSTRIAL SAFETY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES3
CPH 594ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT3
CPH 597PRINCIPLES OF TOXICOLOGY3
CPH 598 FUNADAMENTALS OF INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE3
ELECTIVES6
SERVICE LEARNING/CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE
CPH 528SERVICE LEARNING FOR MPH3
CPH 529CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE3
Total Credit Hours42

Concentration Competencies

EOHMPH1 Analyze sources of exposure in the workplace and the environment that can cause health risks to humans or degradation of ecosystems.
EOHMPH2 Examine exposures and pathways for environmental and occupational agents associated with human injuries and diseases.
EOHMPH3 Compare and contrast specific symptoms and health outcomes associated with occupational and environmental exposures.
EOHMPH4 Apply genetic and physiological factors that affect susceptibility to adverse health outcomes following exposure to environmental and occupational hazards.
EOHMPH5 Apply the dose-response principle in assessing risk from occupational and environmental exposures.
EOHMPH6 Develop and implement methodologies for measurement and estimation of workplace and environmental exposures.
EOHMPH7 Employ measures to control workplace injury and illness including engineering, education, regulations, incentives and best practices.
EOHMPH8 Examine information sources and public health indicators in occupational and environmental health.