Public Health (Environmental Health) MPH

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Program Description

The environmental health concentration under the Public Health MPH program prepares students to identify factors that influence health, and develop tools to sustain an environment that promotes health. Students gain foundational public health knowledge and competencies, study environmental contamination and degradation by human activity and natural processes, and understand their impacts on health directly and through interrelationships with other living organisms and ecosystems. Students train with faculty who are experts in their field at New York’s premier, research-intensive university dedicated to academic excellence and making a positive impact on the world.

Program Contact

Karen DeGarmo
272 Farber Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Email: krklie@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-5364
Fax: 716-829-2979

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100% of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 45 Hours

Time-to-Degree

  • 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

Admission Tests**

  • GRE

Special Requirements

  • Students must pay the SOPHAS fee in addition to the $50 UB application fee.
  • The GRE may be waived for some students. Contact the department for details.

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.