(B.A., B.S. degree)
Accredited by the National Environmental Health Science & Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC), Environmental Health & Safety is an interdisciplinary major that prepares students through academic coursework, laboratory and internship experiences for a career as an environmental health officer. Graduates of this program will work to ensure public health and safety in a variety of domestic and international roles.
Work areas are diverse and include:
Environmental health officers protect the public from environmental threats and help communities recover from natural disasters.