PhD in Environmental Health
The new PhD in Public Health, offered by the College of Public Health and Health Professions, will require a minimum of 90 post-baccalaureate credit hours. These credits will include core public health coursework (15 credits); quantitative methods and statistics (12 credits); professional issues (7 credits); concentration area (35 credits); supervised research (3 credits); supervised teaching (3 credits); and dissertation research (15 credits).
Upon successful completion of all program components, culminating in the dissertation defense, program graduates will be awarded the PhD in Public Health. Examples of places of employment include universities, federal and state government agencies (e.g. Centers for Disease Control, public health departments), health and environmental research firms, and non-profit local, national, and international agencies.