Environmental Science - Public Health (BS)

Loyola University Chicago

Date Posted: April 12, 2018
Submitted by: Jade Chalkley
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree


Students pursuing a degree with a concentration in Public Health develop a solid foundation in environmental science, environmental economics and policy, and the societal issues associated with environmental degradation. In this program, which incorporates course work from IES and Loyola’s Institute of Public Health, students will acquire knowledge in core areas of public health: environmental health, epidemiology, and policy and administration. The BS in Environmental Public Health will prepare students to become environmental public health professionals in state, local or regional health agencies, water/air quality management districts, biomedical companies, health education institutes and non-governmental organizations focused on health issues.