Graduate degrees

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.

Questions about our degree programs? Talk to an adviser

 

Doctoral degrees

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PhD in Environmental and Occupational Hygiene

Identify and prevent health hazards on the job and in communities

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PhD in Environmental Toxicology

Identify and analyze toxic agents in the environment and their impacts on human health

Master of Science degrees

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MS in Environmental Health

Evaluate and control exposures to chemical and microbial contaminants in the environment

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MS in Exposure Science

Analyze and prevent environmental exposures that increase health risk

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MS in Occupational Hygiene or Applied Occupational Hygiene

Quantify and reduce workplace hazards (applied degree is a 15-month, non-thesis accelerated program)

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MS in Environmental Toxicology or Applied Toxicology

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

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MPH in Environmental and Occupational Health

Learn to solve environmental and occupational health issues through policy and science

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MPH in One Health

Investigate health linkages among humans, animals and their shared environments

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MPH in Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Program for physicians, completed in conjunction with a residency/fellowship in Occupational and Environmental Medicine