East Tennessee State University

College of Public Health

Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Health Sciences


807 University Pkwy

Johnson City, TN 37604

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. Environmental Health

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Doctorate in Environmental Health Sciences Ph.D. Program will prepare professionals in the environmental health sciences to:

1. Reduce the burden of environmentally associated diseases by defining:

A) how environmental exposures affect human health;
B) how individuals differ in their susceptibility to these exposures; and
C) how these susceptibilities change over the life span.

2. Develop and implement effective strategies and programs for the maintenance of health and the prevention and management of disease and injury.

3. Serve as faculty and instructors for academic programs in environmental health.

4. Develop effective environmental health policies.

5. Design and conduct quality research that contributes to improvements in environmental health.

6. Collaborate and work with communities for the promotion of health and the prevention and control of disease.

7. Meet the increasing need for trained professiona


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.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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