Department of
Environmental & Occupational Health
At New Brunswick

Curriculum for the
Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) in Environmental and Occupational Health
(72 credits)

Students seeking the DrPH in Environmental and Occupational Health degree must complete a minimum of 72 credits of academic work with a minimum GPA of least 3.2 overall and a 3.2 in the set of required courses specified by their department; earn no more than nine (9) credits bearing grades less than “B,” and complete the degree requirements within nine years. Courses are three credit hours unless otherwise noted.

**UPDATE** Please note we are not accepting applications to the DrPH degree program for the 2017-2018 academic year as we revise the DrPH curriculum. The PhD degree program is accepting applications.

CORE COURSES (15 credits)

  • PHCO 0501 - Health Systems and Policy
  • PHCO 0502 - Principles and Methods of Epidemiology (Prerequisite: Quantitative Skills Assessment)
  • PHCO 0503 - Introduction to Environmental Health
  • PHCO 0504 - Introduction to Biostatistics (Prerequisite: Quantitative Skills Assessment)
  • PHCO 0505 - Health Education and Behavioral Science in Public Health

REQUIRED COURSES (27 credits)

  • ENOH 0656 - Environmental Risk Assessment
  • ENOH 0695 - Environmental Exposure Measurement and Assessment
  • EPID 0650 - Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
  • PHEL 0698 - Special Topic for DrPH Students
  • -also-

    Chooose at least one of the following:
  • EPID 0656 - Intermediate Epidemiologic Research Methods
  • HEBS 0663 - Intermediate Survey Methods
  • -also-

    Choose one or two of the following:
  • BIST 0551 - Applied Regression Analysis for Public Health Studies
  • BIST 0615 - Categorical Data Analysis
  • BIST 0650 - Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • -also-

    Choose up to three of the following:
  • ENOH 0563 - Ecological Risk Assessment
  • ENOH 0565 - Introduction to Environmental Law
  • ENOH 0644 - Indoor Air Quality
  • ENOH 0693 - Principles of Occupational Health
  • ENOH 0699 - Principles of Industrial Hygiene

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVE COURSES (3 credits)

  • ENOH 0560 - Public Health Biology and Physiology
  • ENOH 0562 - Pesticides and Public Health (1 credit)
  • ENOH 0565 - Introduction to Environmental Law
  • ENOH 0566 - Hydrology and Public Health (1 credit)
  • ENOH 0594 - Environmental and Occupational Toxicology
  • ENOH 0644 - Indoor Air Quality
  • ENOH 0645 - Indoor Environmental Health and Assessment (1 credit)
  • ENOH 0653 - Biomarkers
  • ENOH 0659 - Occupational Health Practices (2 credits)
  • ENOH 0601 - Global Noncommunicable Disease and Environmental Risk Factors
  • ENOH 0696 - Public Health Preparedness II: Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • ENOH 0697 - Public Health Preparedness: Agents of Mass Exposure, Injury or Destruction
  • ENOH 9621 - Principles of Air Pollution
  • ENOH 9642 - Air Sampling and Analysis
  • ENOH 9643 - Hazardous Waste Management
  • EPID 0656 - Intermediate Epidemiologic Research Methods
  • EPID 0657 - Applied Methods in Epidemiologic Research
  • GLPH 0600 - Introduction to Global Health
  • HEBS 0663 - Intermediate Survey Methods
  • HSAP 0672 - Theories of Development and Global Public Health

REQUIRED PRACTICUM (3 credits)

  • DRPE 0810 - DrPH Practicum Experience

REQUIRED RESEARCH (24 credits)

  • RESH 0760 - Doctoral Research