The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences trains students in the areas of exposure and risk assessment, environmental and occupational toxicity and injury, risk management and evaluation, and policy. Featuring concentrations in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety and Water Quality and Health, and an Occupational Medicine residency, students build a broad array of skills to address public health challenges.
Research and community work led by students, faculty and alumni solve occupational and environmental health problems, prevent acute traumatic injury in the occupational setting, address the effects of climate change and promote environmental justice in Chicago neighborhoods and communities around the globe.
Global Health Opportunities
The School of Public Health’s Global Health concentration prepares MPH students to confront and successfully address emerging global health problems. Students in the concentration complete their applied practice experience examining global health challenges and solutions in nations around the world.