Doctorate of Public Health in Environmental & Occupational Health
The goal of the EOH DrPH program is to prepare students for advanced level professional work in research, policy, and program design and administration in the field of Environmental and Occupational Health.
On completion of the DrPH Program in Environmental and Occupational Health, students will possess the following functional competencies and subject area knowledge:
- Appropriately apply the fundamental principles of epidemiology, biostatistics, toxicology and exposure assessment, in the comprehensive identification, characterization and assessment of environmental and occupational health risk.
- Appropriately apply the fundamental principles of epidemiology, biostatistics, toxicology, exposure assessment, risk assessment and risk communication in developing and implementing comprehensive strategies for the management of environmental and occupational health risk, incorporating the issues associated with the political, social and economic context in which the risk occurs.
- Successfully manage an interdisciplinary team of professionals in accomplishing risk analysis (including risk assessment, risk communication and risk management).
- Critically assess the basis for the development and implementation of environmental and occupational health policy in the face of inevitable scientific uncertainty, taking into account science and technology, law, politics, economics and human values.
- Evaluate the success of environmental and occupational health programs for accomplishing risk analysis objectives.