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Environmental Public Health Comprehensive Major

Our undergraduate degree in environmental public health is one of only 30 in the country accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council. Based on learning the fundamentals of biology, chemistry and physics, the program is structured around professional efforts toward controlling environmental health hazards, and preserving and improving environmental factors. Students are taught to use critical thinking to identify short and long term hazards to human and environmental health. Our principal goal is for students to serve the public by addressing human health risks through research, communication, and intervention.

Majors + Minors

Suggested first year coursework

  • Intro to Environmental Health
  • Chemical Principles
  • Essentials of Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Seminar in Critical Reading and Writing
  • General electives

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There are many opportunities available to our ENPH students to focus within a specific research area, allowing them to gain experience valuable to career placement after graduation. Check out the many things you can do with a major in environmental public health.

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If you are interested in changing your major to environmental public health, talk to your academic advisor or contact the Watershed Institute. We can be reached through the information provided below.

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