Degree Requirements

Students selecting the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology concentration must complete the School-Wide Course Requirements as well as 38 semester hours of the following concentration courses.

School-Wide Core Requirements (18 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 (8 semester hours)

Divisional Core

Students complete the divisional core based on the division they enrolled in.  If you are unsure which divisional core to complete, please contact your academic advisor.

Required Concentration Courses (31 - 32 semester hours)

  • BSTT 401 – Biostatistics II (4 semester hours)
  • EPID 404 – Intermediate Epidemiologic Methods (4 semester hours)
  • EPID 406 – Epidemiologic Computing (3 semester hours)
  • EOHS 421 – Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (2 semester hours)
  • EPID/EOHS 530 – Current Topics in Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology (2 semester hours)
  • EPID/EOHS 535 – Applied Methods in Occupational Epidemiology (2 semester hours)
  • EPID/EOHS 536 – Applied Methods in Environmental Epidemiology (2 semester hours)
  • EOHS 551 – Occupational and Environmental Diseases (4 semester hours)
  • EOHS 556 – Risk Assessment in Environmental and Occupational Health (3 semester hours)
  • EPID/EOHS 571 – Injury Epidemiology and Prevention (3 semester hours)

Select one of the following courses:

  • EPID 410 – Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases (2 semester hours)
  • EPID 411 – Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases (3 semester hours)

Elective Courses (6 - 7 semester hours)

Select 6 – 7 semester hours of electives.  Suggested electives include:

  • EOHS 405 – Environmental Calculations (2 semester hours)
  • EOHS 411 – Water Quality Management (4 semester hours)
  • EOHS 432 – Air Quality Assessment and Management (4 semester hours)
  • EOHS 455 – Environmental and Occupational Toxicology (3 semester hours)
  • EOHS/HPA 565 – Datamining Applications in Public Health (3 semester hours)