New York University

Graduate School of Arts and Science, School of Medicine

Program in Environmental Health Sciences

Address:

70 Washington Square South

New York City, NY 10012

United States

Phone:

212-998-1212

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.-Environmental Health Sciences, M.S.-Environmental Health Sciences; M.S.-Ergonomics and Biomechanics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Program in Environmental Health Sciences provides advanced training in scientific disciplines related to environmental health, with emphasis on major health problems, such as cancer, respiratory illnesses, cardiovascular diseases, and musculoskeletal ailments. The program provides specialized knowledge in an environmental health area (biostatistics, epidemiology, ergonomics and biomechanics, exposure assessment and health effects, molecular toxicology/carcinogenesis, and toxicology), a perspective on the interrelationships of environmental health problems, and competence in a basic science. Both the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees are offered. The Department of Environmental Medicine is supported by a center grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, which has designated it as a national "Center of Excellence" for research and teaching in the environmental health sciences.

Accreditation:

New York University is a member of the Association of American Universities and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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