Degree Requirements

School-Wide Core Requirements (22 semester hours)

  • BSTT 400 – Biostatistics I (4 semester hours)
  • EPID 403 – Introduction to Epidemiology: Principles and Methods (3 semester hours)
  • IPHS 520 – Foundations of Public Health (3 semester hours)
  • IPHS 598 – Research in the Public Health Sciences – MS (12 semester hours)

Divisional Core Requirements (26 - 28 semester hours)

  • BSTT 401 – Biostatistics II (4 semester hours)
  • EOHS 401 – Ethics and Justice in Environmental and Occupational Health (2 semester hours)
  • EOHS 402 – Systems Approaches in Environmental and Occupational Health (4 semester hours)
  • EOHS 440 – Chemistry for Environmental Professionals (3 semester hours)
  • EOHS 495 – Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Seminar (1 semester hour)
  • EOHS 501 – Exposure Assessment Strategies (3 semester hours)
  • EOHS 502 – Environment, Toxicology, and Disease (4 semester hours)
  • EOHS 556 – Risk Assessment in Environmental and Occupational Health (3 semester hours)

Computing Skills Selective – Select at least one of the following courses (2 – 4 semester hours)

  • BSTT – Intro to Data Analysis with R (4 semester hours)
  • BSTT – Programming and Simulation in R (2 semester hours)
  • BSTT – Big Data Analytics (3 semester hours)
  • EOHS – GIS for Environmental and Public Health Professionals (4 semester hours)
  • EOHS – Health Related Database Design and Analysis (4 semester hours)
  • EOHS – Datamining Applications in Public Health (3 semester hours)
  • EOHS – Injury Epidemiology and Prevention (3 semester hours)
  • EPID – Epidemiologic Computing (3 semester hours)
  • UPP – Geographic Information Systems for Planning (4 semester hours)

Electives (as needed to bring the program total to 54 semester hours)

Students are advised to carefully select courses with their advisor to assure adequate background for MS research and to assure adequate depth in a specific area of the wide field of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences.

Optional Concentrations

Students may select from the following concentrations, or may build a general program of study within Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, in conjunction with their faculty advisor.