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Environmental Health Science Major (B.S.E.H.)

Program Overview

Environmental health is a branch of public health that focuses on the relationship between people and the environment.  The nationally-accredited environmental health science program focuses on skills to promote health by concentrating on diseases spread through water, food, chemicals, waste, vectors, and other environmental factors. The curriculum offers a solid foundation in physical and biological sciences, plus hands-on experience in the field.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

    Opportunities Upon Graduation

    Career opportunities in environmental health are diverse and many. Graduates work in industry, corporations, insurance companies, food establishments, research facilities, and governmental agencies. Many find employment in health care settings, including hospitals, laboratories, or public health departments. Still more options exist in the field of education or with public utilities, natural resource departments, consulting firms, and environmental consulting.

    Academic Catalog

    The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
    Academic Catalog

    Program Details

    Degree
    Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health
    Code
    BS6260

    Contact

    Administrative Contact

    Michele Morrone, contact person
    morrone@ohio.edu