Department of
Environmental & Occupational Health
At New Brunswick

Curriculum for the
PhD in Environmental and Occupational Health (72 credits)

Students seeking the PhD in Environmental and Occupational Health degree must complete a minimum of 72 credits of academic work with an average grade of “B” or better. Courses are three credit hours unless otherwise noted.

CORE COURSES (9-11 credits)

  • PHCO 0502 - Principles and Methods of Epidemiology (Prerequisite: Quantitative Skills Assessment)
  • PHCO 0504 - Introduction to Biostatistics (Prerequisite: Quantitative Skills Assessment)
  • PHCO 0508 - Issues in Environmental and Occupational Health (1 credit) -or-
    PHCO 0503 - Introduction to Environmental Health (if no prior public health experience)
  • PHCO 0510 - Issues in Health Education and Behavioral Science (1 credit)
  • PHCO 0511 - Issues in Health Care Systems and Policy (1 credit)

REQUIRED COURSES (24 credits)

  • ENOH 0594 - Environmental and Occupational Toxicology
  • ENOH 0656 - Environmental Risk Assessment
  • ENOH 0695 - Environmental Exposure Measurement and Assessment
  • EPID 0650 - Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
  • -also-

    Choose one of the following:
  • EPID 0651 - Intermediate Epidemiological Research Methods
  • HEBS 0663 - Intermediate Survey Methods
  • -also-

    Choose one 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 at least two of the following (6 or more credits):
  • ENOH 0560 - Public Health Biology and Physiology
  • ENOH 0563 - Ecological Risk Assessment
  • ENOH 0565 - Introduction to Environmental Law
  • ENOH 0644 - Indoor Air Quality
  • ENOH 0693 - Principles of Occupational Health
  • ENOH 0695 - Environmental Exposure Measurement and Assessment
  • ENOH 0699 - Principles of Industrial Hygiene
  • GLPH 0600 - Introduction to Global Health

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVE COURSES (up to 13-15 credits)

  • ENOH 0562 - Pesticides and Public Health (1 credit)
  • ENOH 0565 - Introduction to Environmental Law
  • ENOH 0566 - Hydrology and Public Health (1 credit)
  • 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 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
  • HEBS 0663 - Intermediate Survey Methods

REQUIRED RESEARCH (24 credits)

  • RESH 0760 - Doctoral Research