Environmental Health Science is the study of how the environment impacts different areas. These areas include human health, disease and natural resources. Environmental health professionals are best known for their efforts to ensure safe water, food and air quality and sanitary conditions. Available courses include:
Air, Food, and Water Quality
Human Health Risk Assessment
Graduates go on to assess air and water quality, assess noise pollution and serve as first responders in the event of emergencies. Others work in the corporate world in health safety communications or informatics. Some work with government or non-profit organizations in areas such as bioterrorism. Many also continue their education in graduate, law or medical school.