The Master of Public Health (MPH) program in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (ENHS) is a 45-credit hour degree program designed to provide graduates interested in careers in risk assessment, water quality management, regulatory toxicology, occupational safety and health, industrial hygiene, or disaster preparedness and management with a solid academic and experiential background. Such an academic background will assist graduates in their future careers by qualifying them for administrative positions in academic, governmental, and private sectors. In addition, the MPH in ENHS will assist graduates in preparing for national certification examinations in public health, industrial hygiene, or toxicology, as required for professional advancement.

School of Public Health Requirements

Core courses in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences, Health Services Administration and Management, Behavioral Health Science, and Ethics, as well as Practice Experience and Culminating Experience.

School of Public Health Requirements
 

 

Course Title
Catalog Number
Credit Hour
Biostatistics I Lecture and Lab BIOS 6100
4
Principles of Epidemiology EPID 6210
3
Principles of Environmental Health ENHS 6238
3
Behavioral Science Theories in Public Health Practice BCHS 6212
3
Health Services Administration and Management HPSM 6268
3
Biologic Basis of Health EPID 6216
3
Foundations of Public Health Ethics PUBH 6221
1
Culminating Experience PUBH 6600
3
Practice Experience PUBH 6800
3
A maximum of 10 credit hours may be transferred into the MPH program from other institutions or from courses taken at LSUHSC prior to admission into a program concentration.
Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Requirements
Course Title
Catalog Number
Credit Hour
Occupational Health and Medicine ENHS 6239
3
Medical Toxicology ENHS 6241
3
Air Quality, Air Pollution & Dispersion Modeling ENHS 6243
3
Health Risk Assessment & Management ENHS 6245
3
Water Quality Management ENHS 6246
3


ENHS Student Course Worksheet (.pdf)