Environmental Health Sciences, Ph.D.

Degree Requirements (60 Hours)

Specific curriculum requirements for the Ph.D. in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences are listed below.

Curriculum Requirements

Course Title Credits
EPID 701Concepts and Methods of Epidemiology3
PUBH 700Perspectives in Public Health3
ENHS 660Concepts of Environmental Health Science3
ENHS 899Dissertation Preparation1-12
Total Credit Hours10-21

Other Program Requirements

Doctoral degree students must complete at least half of the hours on the Program of Study (D-POS) in courses numbered 700 or higher. A dissertation of original research is required. A period of residency, a foreign language or research methods proficiency, a comprehensive examination, and a dissertation defense and examination are also required. The specific curriculum for the doctoral degree varies with the discipline and some programs require additional credit hours. Students enrolled in a doctoral program have eight years from the first term of enrollment in which to complete the degree. Students must be enrolled for at least 1 credit during the term of graduation.