Curriculum

  Course Credit
Core Courses (23 cr.*) MIEH 600 Foundations of Environmental Health 3
MIEH 700 Applied Environmental Health 3
MIEH 720 Principles of Toxicology 3
MIEH 740 Risk Assessment 3
MIEH 771 Exposure Assessment of Environmental Hazards 3
SPHL 602 Foundations in Epidemiology and Biostatistics 4
SPHL 603 Public Health Data Laboratory 1
EPIB 651 Biostatistics II 3
Supporting Courses (11-19 cr.*) MIEH 609 Methods in Environmental Health (1 or 2 rotations)** 3 to 6
SPHL 611 (Public Health Ethics), or SPHL 612 (Research Ethics), or equivalent course 1
MIEH 688 Environmental Health Seminar** 3
  Course(s) that will expose the student to coure concepts in public health if not having prior MPH.  This could include SPHL 600 or other courses that cover foundational areas of public health required for accreditation. 1 to 6
  KNES 771 Grant Writing or Equivalent 3
Specialization Area (12-15 cr)*** The specialization area would be created by and tailored to each student. If the student takes 2 lab rotations, s/he would take 12 credits of specialization. If s/he takes 1 lab rotation, s/he would take 15 credits of specialization. 12-15
 
Dissertation MIEH 899 Doctoral Dissertation Research 12

Students could waive out of some of these courses with coursework taken at UMD or in previous master's programs.

** Students would not be able to waive out of all rotations or seminar requirements.  Rotations can in physical labs or with faculty conducting non-laboratory based research.  At least 1 rotation must be outside of the student's focus area.

*** Students would not be able to waive out of any of the 12 to 15 credits required for the specialization area.  No more than 6 credits of MIEH 898 could be taken as part of the specialization area.