Specialization in Environmental & Occupational Health Policy
Factors in the human environment which affect health require a multidisciplinary approach for evaluation.
The Environmental and Occupational Health Policy specialization integrates courses from the Departments of Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences, and Health Policy and Management to provide a foundation for the application of science to occupational and environmental policy. This specialization emphasizes evaluation, and development and refinement of policies at local, state, federal and international levels.
Students must complete the course requirements for the concentration in Health and Public Policy and, in addition, take the following courses.
- 317.600.01 Introduction to the Risk Sciences and Public Policy
- 180.629.01 Environmental and Occupational Health Law and Policy
- 180.601.01 Environmental Health
Students must then select two courses from the following five offerings.
- 317.610.01 Risk Policy, Management and Communication
- 317.605.01 Methods in Quantitative Risk Assessment
- 317.615.01 Topics in Risk Assessment
- 340.722.60 Epidemiologic Inference in Public Health II
- 187.610.01 Public Health Toxicology
- 180.631.01 Environmental and Occupational Health Policy Seminar
- 182.623.01 Occupational Safety and Health Management
- 182.625.01 Principles of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
- 182.640.01 Food and Water-borne Diseases
- 188.694.01 Occupational Health and Vulnerable Worker Populations
- 305.615.01 Occupational Injury Prevention and Safety Practices