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Ph.D. On Campus

Environmental Health Sciences

The University of Arizona

60 months
Duration
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
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About

The Environmental Health Sciences program from University of Arizona is offered by the Division of Community, Environment, and Policy. Using an interdisciplinary approach, Environmental Health Sciences examines the critical link between environmental and occupational exposures and human health.

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Overview

Key Features

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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