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Environmental Health & Safety Degree

Environmental Health is the science of preventing physical, chemical or biological hazards from adversely impacting human health or the ecological balances that sustain our environment.

The program is fully accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council (aka EHAC). You may choose an on-campus track or a distance learning track.

A degree in Environmental Health from Missouri Southern provides you with the knowledge, skills and credentials necessary to work as an environmental health professional or to continue in environmental health graduate studies. Career opportunities include professional positions with:

  • public health departments
  • environmental protection agencies
  • environmental consultants
  • occupational health and safety divisions of industry

You may also be interested in: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Sustainability, Unified Science Education

Environmental Health Program

Dr. Mike Fletcher, REHS
Director, Environmental Health Program
Reynolds Hall 313A
3950 E. Newman Rd.
Joplin MO 64801-1595
Phone: 417.625.9765