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Environmental Health Sciences

University of Maryland

12 months
Duration
1706 USD/credit 51180 USD/year
1706 USD/credit 51180 USD/year
768 USD/credit 23040 USD/year
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About

The Master of Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences from University of Maryland  addresses risk factors in our environments and the threats they pose to certain populations and their health. Practitioners promote and protect human health and well-being by understanding and assessing the risks posed and working to mitigate the environmental hazards. 

Overview

The Master of Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences from University of Maryland is perfect for students who want to:

  • Advance their career in applied environmental health 
  • Work in state or federal health agencies dedicated to protecting environmental health (e.g., EPA, FDA, CDC) 
  • Address threats to health posed by climate change 
  • Promote sustainability in food, energy and water systems 
  • Advocate for policies that reduce chemical and other environmental exposures in air, water, soil and food 
  • Provide communities with healthier environments

Career Paths

  • State Departments of Health
  • Federal agency environmental officer
  • Safety office in industry
  • Medicine and public health 
  • Academia - environmental health research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core Concepts in Public Health
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Public Health Data Laboratory
  • Program and Policy Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
  • Public Health Ethics
  • Leadership, Teams, and Coalitions: Policy to Advocacy
  • Foundations of Environmental Health
  • Principles of Toxicology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree 
  • Minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Transcripts from all previous coursework
  • At least one undergraduate math course
  • English proficiency test score (TOEFL, IELTS or PTE) (international applicants)
  • Statement of purpose and objectives including career and educational goals, professional experience,  areas of interest, and faculty you are interested in working with
  • SOPHAS application (Step 1) & UMD Supplemental application  (Step 2)
  • Applicants being considered for the program will be invited for a virtual interview via Zoom
  • *The review committee will evaluate GRE scores if they are submitted. The lack of scores will not negatively  impact applications. If submitted, the program considers competitive scores to be 50th percentile or higher in each of the three parts.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    51180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    51180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    23040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for College Park

1676 - 2838 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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