Joint Degree in Public Health & Environmental Sciences

Yale University

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Joint Degree
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


At the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (FES) students take eight core courses and four electives that together are designed to develop a broad multidisciplinary foundation for problem solving. Students will be required to complete courses in the natural and social sciences and in quantitative methods. They also choose advanced coursework from among nine study areas, which include: ecology, ecosystems and biodiversity; environment, health and policy; forestry, forest science and management; global change science and policy; industrial environmental management; policy, economics and law; the social ecology of conservation and development; urban ecology and environmental design; and water science, policy and management. At the School of Public Health, students take core courses that include statistics, epidemiology and research ethics, along with electives. They must also complete divisional requirements.

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