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.
- 180.601.81 Environmental Health
- 180.628.81 Introduction to Environmental and Occupational Health Law
- 317.600.01 Introduction to the Risk Sciences and Public Policy
Students must then select two courses from the following five offerings.
- 187.610.01 Public Health Toxicology
- 317.605.01 Methods in Quantitative Risk Assessment
- 317.610.01 Risk Policy, Management and Communication
- 317.615.01 Topics in Risk Assessment
- 340.680.01 Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
- 182.623.01 Occupational Safety and Health Management
- 182.625.01 Principles of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
- 180.631.01 Environmental and Occupational Health Policy Seminar
- 182.640.01 Food and Water-borne Diseases
- 188.694.81 Occupational Health and Vulnerable Worker Populations
- 305.615.01 Occupational Injury Prevention and Safety Practices