The Master of Public Health (MPH) program in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (ENHS) is a 46-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.

MPH Core Courses

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
Principles of Occupational Health ENHS 6239
Health Risk Assessment & Management ENHS 6245

ENHS Student Course Worksheet (.pdf)