Department of
Environmental & Occupational Health
At New Brunswick

Curriculum for the
Master of Public Health (MPH) in Environmental and Occupational Health
(45 credits)

Students seeking the MPH in Environmental and Occupational Health degree must complete 45 credits of academic work with a minimum GPA of least 3.0; earn no more than nine (9) credits bearing grades less than “B,” and complete the degree requirements within six years. Courses are three credit hours unless otherwise noted.

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

FIELDWORK (6 credits) -- For Students Enrolled Prior to Fall 2016

  • FDWC 0600 - Fieldwork I (1 credit)
  • FDWC 0601 - Fieldwork II (5 credits)

PRACTICUM (6 credits) -- For Students Enrolled Fall 2016 and After

  • PRAC 0705 - Practicum I (1 credit)
  • PRAC 0707 - Practicum IIA (2 credits)
  • PRAC 0709 - Practicum IIB (3 credits)

REQUIRED COURSES (15 credits)

  • ENOH 0594 - Environmental and Occupational Toxicology
  • ENOH 0652 - Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
  • ENOH 0656 - Environmental Risk Assessment
  • -also-

    Choose two of the following four:
  • ENOH 0560 - Public Health Biology and Physiology
  • ENOH 0563 - Ecological Risk Assessment
  • ENOH 0693 - Principles of Occupational Health
  • ENOH 0699 - Principles of Industrial Hygiene

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVE COURSES (9 credits)

  • ENOH 0562 - Pesticides and Public Health (1 credit)
  • ENOH 0564 - Industrial Site Visits
  • ENOH 0565 - Introduction to Environmental Law
  • ENOH 0566 - Hydrology and Public Health (1 credit)
  • ENOH 0590 - Environmental and Occupational Health Practice
  • ENOH 0601 - Global Noncommunicable Disease and Environmental Risk Factors
  • 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 0695 - Environmental Exposure Measurement and Assessment
  • 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 9618 - Environmental Planning and Management
  • ENOH 9621 - Principles of Air Pollution
  • ENOH 9627 - Advanced Multivariate Methods for Environmental and Health Issues
  • ENOH 9642 - Air Sampling and Analysis
  • ENOH 9643 - Hazardous Waste Management
  • EPID 0651 - Epidemiology Research Methods I
  • GLPH 0600 - Introduction to Global Health
  • HEBS 0663 - Intermediate Survey Methods
  • HSAP 0672 - Theories of Development and Global Public Health