Why choose DEOHS for your graduate degree?
The UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) ranks fifth in the world among all public and private universities for environmental and occupational health programs.
- We pride ourselves on preparing students who graduate job-ready with practical work experience through internships supported by a dedicated career counselor.
- Student-led research is guided by our globally recognized faculty in 75+ funded research centers and programs.
- Eleven graduate degree options mean boundless opportunities.
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Identify and prevent health hazards on the job and in communities
Identify and analyze toxic agents in the environment and their impacts on human health
Master of Science degrees
Evaluate and control exposures to chemical and microbial contaminants in the environment
Analyze and prevent environmental exposures that increase health risk
Quantify and reduce workplace hazards (applied degree is a 15-month, non-thesis accelerated program)
Identify and analyze toxic agents and their health and environmental effects (applied degree is a 15-month, non-thesis accelerated program)
Master of Public Health degrees
Learn to solve environmental and occupational health issues through policy and science
Investigate health linkages among humans, animals and their shared environments
Program for physicians, completed in conjunction with a residency/fellowship in Occupational and Environmental Medicine