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Master of Public Health: Environmental Health
Liberty University’s online Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) – Environmental Health can help students understand how environmental factors impact human health and safety. By learning how to evaluate and respond to environmental health risks, students can prepare to implement policies and practical solutions to address community-wide health crises. This program is a great option for those new to the field of public health and for current public health professionals looking to take the next step in their careers. This degree is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), so students can be confident that they are receiving an education of the highest quality. Additionally, students will complete an on-site practicum at an approved location near them – allowing them to gain valuable, hands-on experience that can help bolster their résumé and strengthen their expertise. By studying everything from water and soil to toxicology and sanitation, students can learn to improve the well-being of individuals and communities while mitigating environmental threats to people’s health. Upon graduation, students can pursue roles as air quality technicians, environmental health inspectors, toxicology researchers, groundwater protection specialists, and more. The skills they acquire can potentially be applied in a variety of settings and organizations, including disease control, federal environmental health agencies, food and restaurant quality control and inspections, nonprofits, public utilities, sanitation services, state health departments, and universities.
Classification: Master's College or University I
Loans Offered: Available to many students and parents, loans are an option for funding one's education.
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