Environmental health comprises those aspects of human health, including quality of life, that are determined by physical, chemical, biological, social, and psychosocial factors in the environment. It also refers to the theory and practice of assessing, correcting, controlling, and preventing those factors in the environment that can potentially affect adversely the health of present and future generations
Environmental health professionals protect human health and safety by:
Students in environmental health have the opportunity to take courses such as:
Environmental health professionals work in many different areas of both the private and public sector. Some of the career paths our alumni have followed include:
Also, our graduates are well positioned for graduate and professional schools.
Not hard at all. More than 90% of environmental health graduates who are actively seeking a job have one at graduation or soon after. Environmental health is an “underserved” field.