The Environmental Health Sciences program from University of Arizona prepares individuals to research, evaluate, and control health risks posed by chemical and bioogical contaminants and physical exposures (noise, heat, and radiation) in communities and occupational environments. Students will receive advanced training and experience in the application of epidemiological and community-based research methods, statistical analysis, exposure assessment, environmental modeling, toxicology, intervention design and behavioral sciences. Graduates of this program will apply theory and methods to public health research, evaluation, analysis, and decision-making.
The Doctorate in Environmental Health Sciences trains students for research careers and leadership roles in academia, government agencies, research institutes, consulting firms, and industry. The program is designed for individuals with a variety of scientific backgrounds. Out geology, microbiology, engineering, architecture, nutrition, and policy.
Entry into the PhD program requires successful completion of a master's degree in a related field. The PhD program requires approximately three to five years for completion, including two to three years for coursework and one to two years for the dissertation. At least 47 credits are required for the major, plus a minimum of 18 dissertation units, and at least 9 units for a minor in another department. The course of study and dissertation will be developed by the student, their faculty advisor, and their committee.
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- Basic Principles of Epidemiology
- Biostatistics in Public Health
- Biostatistics for Research
- Industrial and Environmental Health
- Environmental Monitoring and Analysis
- Public Health Fundamentals for Researchers
- Applied Exposure Assessment
- Evaluating Public Health Literature
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- 60 months
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- Apply before , National
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DisciplinesEnvironmental Engineering Public Health Environmental Sciences View 98 other PhDs in Public Health in United States
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- Master's degree in Environmental Health Science or similar field required for PhD applicants
- GPA of 3.0 or higher
- At least one course in college biology
- At least one course in calculus
- Inorganic chemistry
- Organic chemistry is recommended
- Three letters of recommendation
- Resume or CV
- Statement of purpose and objectives
- Writing sample
- Mission and values statement
- Research statement (PhD applicants only)
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International33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
National33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
In-State13400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 60 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.