The Master of Public Health program offers a competency-based approach to professional preparation for public health practice in any office areas – Biostatistics, Community Health, Environmental Health,Epidemiology, and Health Services Administration. Each concentration provides students with the requisite skills to work in the respective area.Many courses are available online through distance education technology.Fully online concentrations of study exist for Epidemiology and Health Services Administration. Others are being planned. Please contact the graduate coordinator for more information.Environmental Health* prepares specialists who understand the interrelationships between chemical, biological, and physical factors in the environment, and social and organizational factors in the human community.Students will become proficient in the assessment of community environmental health needs by collecting, analyzing, and reporting appropriate data, and will develop expertise in investigating, monitoring,and managing environmental problems that may have an impact on the public’s health. *Offered through the Department of Environmental Health.
East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033, telephone (404) 679-4500, or Website with any question regarding the accreditation of East Tennessee State University.