Graduate Certificate in Environmental Risk Assessment

This certificate is available online and on-campus.

Risk assessment is a frequently used tool in environmental analysis. This certificate is for students who wish to acquire a level of competency in this science. The sequence of course work is technically oriented to provide students with the professional education necessary to perform introductory-level risk assessment in their workplaces. Students learn to relate risk assessment methodologies, procedures, and results to environmental health policies.

To receive a certificate, students must take three core courses and complete the risk assessment practicum, for a total of 16 credit hours.

MPH 527Environmental Risk Assessment 14
MPH 528Risk Assessment: Air, Land, and Water 14
MPH 529Risk Assessment Practicum 14
MPH 575Health Economics4
Total Hours16

Students must take MPH 527, MPH 528, and MPH 529 in sequence. Students may want to continue with the additional risk/decision theory course MPH 526.