The Master of Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences educates and trains students through a diverse curriculum to become effective environmental public health professionals who analyze and develop ways prevent, mitigate and control environmental impacts on human health.
Graduates are prepared to work as environmental health practitioners at various organizations and agencies, including governmental agencies at local, state, and federal levels; health departments; hospitals; industries; and consulting firms.
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Receive individualized attention from multiple advisors
Learn through a diverse curriculum
Put your education to the test
Minimum credit hours: 45
Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree; 3.0 GPA (minimum); college math, organic chemistry and biology courses
Program start: Autumn semester
Deadlines to apply
Education leading to certification
Students who graduate with Ohio State’s MPH meet the educational requirements to become a registered environmental health specialist in Ohio.* The credential certifies you knowledge and skills of environmental health issues, emergency response and community education.
Ready to apply?
Review our application preparation recommendations prior to applying to the Master of Public Health. You will submit your application through SOPHAS, and a supplemental Ohio State application. Priority deadline to apply is February 1 for graduate assistantship consideration.