Degree Programs

Masters Programs

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Masters of Health Science – One Health Concentration

The University of Florida Masters of Health Science Program includes coursework, mentorship, and research experience needed to develop trans-disciplinary technical and analytical skills to address environmental and global health challenges. The MHS degree in Public Health, concentration in One Health, provides a foundation in public and environmental health for students interested in educational, research and agency positions, and as preparation for advanced doctoral studies. The 39-credit program includes core courses in environmental and public health, epidemiology and statistics, and concentration courses in global development and sustainability, environmental toxicology, pathogen ecology, entomology and aquatic systems, and a laboratory or field capstone experience. Now available online and on campus!

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Masters of Public Health – Environmental Concentration

The University of Florida Masters of Public Health Program is a professional degree program offered through the College of Public Health and Health Professions with a concentration in Environmental Health provided through faculty in the Department of Environmental and Global Health. The program provides a foundation in public health practice, environmental and human toxicology, and risk assessment training to address a diverse range of environmental health issues affecting individuals and communities. The MPH degree is offered to environmental health students, clinicians, veterinarians, policymakers and other professionals as a standard 48-credit program and an accelerated 42-credit program, including a field internship. Accredited by the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH).



Doctoral Programs

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PhD – One Health Concentration

The PhD in Public Health, One Health concentration is a research-oriented health degree that emphasizes working across public health, veterinary health, and environmental health disciplines to tackle large-scale health problems. This program is designed to bridge the gap between various areas of animal, plant, and human health, to improve the well-being of all species.


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PhD – Environmental Health Concentration

The PhD in Public Health, Environmental & Global Health Concentration is a broad, classical, research-oriented environmental health degree that prepares students for more independent or leadership roles in public health. This track emphasizes the exploration of environmental, chemical-related hazards.