M.P.H On Campus

Environmental Health Science and Policy

24 months
1800 USD/credit 40500 USD/year
1800 USD/credit 40500 USD/year
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The M.P.H. Environmental Health Science and Policy program offered by George Washington University prepares graduates to analyze implications of policies relating to environmental and occupational health, to participate in policy development and to assess and manage environmental and occupational risks.


Key facts

The Environmental and Occupational Health Department is at the center of national and global conversations about the role of science in protecting workers, the public and the environment from toxic substances and dangerous conditions. Faculty and staff in the department have earned a national reputation as researchers and leaders in articulating how public health science is best used in regulatory decision making. Congressional committees, federal agencies, national scientific organizations, international public health entities and the media contact them frequently to discuss environmental hazards and the policies addressing them

The MPH in Environmental Health Science and Policy program at George Washington University educates individuals who are committed to improving public health through reducing risks posed by environmental and occupational hazards. Graduates from this program learn to apply critical and analytic skills to better understand how environmental and occupational exposures impact human health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Biological Concepts for Public Health 
  • Biostatistical Applications for Public Health 
  • Principles and Practice of Epidemiology 
  • Environmental & Occupational Health in a Sustainable World 
  • Management & Policy Approaches to Public Health 
  • Social & Behavioral Approaches to Public Health 
  • Practicum 
  • Culminating Experience 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two (2) recommendations
  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. 
  • Statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1800 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    40500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1800 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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