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MPH Requirements - Environmental Health Sciences

2019-2020 Matriculation
The M.P.H. degree requires a total of 20 course units. The M.P.H. in Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) requires the student to complete or acquire an exemption from the following courses. Full time students must carry a minimum of 4 course units each semester. If a course is waived, a substitute course must be identified.

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MPH Core Courses (7 course units)

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes
EPH 505 Biostatistics in Public Health 1 Fall    
EPH 507 Social Justice and Health Equity 1 Fall    
EPH 508 Foundations of Epidemiology for Public Health 1 Fall    
EPH 510 Health Policy and Health Care Systems 1 Fall    
EPH 513 Major Health Threats: Determinants and Solutions 1 Spring    
EPH 100 Professional Skills Series n/a Fall    
EPH 515 Ethics and Public Health: An Introduction n/a Fall    
EPH 520 Summer Internship (meets public health practice requirement) n/a Summer    
EPH 525 Thesis 2 Spring    

EHS Department Required Courses (5 course units)

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes
EHS 503 Public Health Toxicology 1 Spring    
EHS 507 Environmental Epidemiology (prerequisites include BIS 505, CDE/EMD 508) 1 Fall    
EHS 508 Environmental & Occupational Exposure Science 1 Spring    
EHS 511 Principles of Risk Assessment 1 Spring    
EHS 525/EHS 526 Seminar and Journal Club in Environmental Health
(four semesters)
n/a Fall/Spring    

One of the following:

Course Title Units Term Offered Term Taken Notes
BIS 505 Biostatistics in Public Health II 1 Spring    
CDE 534 Applied Analytic Methods in Epidemiology 1 Spring    

Elective Courses (8 course units)*

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*Principles of Epidemiology II is not formally required, but strongly recommended for students interested in a stronger foundation in environmental epidemiology, or an internship/thesis related to epidemiology

rev. 6.28.2019