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Environmental and Occupational Health Certificate Program

Sponsored By: Department of Environmental Health and Engineering

Onsite or Online | Part-Time | 1-3 years

About This Program

The certificate program educates and trains students to identify major environmental health issues facing public health professionals today. Courses explore the sources of environmental agents, their distribution in community and work environments, transfer routes to humans and possible health effects; the basic biological mechanisms underlying the association between prior exposure and subsequent development of adverse health effects; and control strategies and interventions.


Please visit our Academic Catalogue to see the full certificate curriculum requirements. Please also review the certificate completion requirements.

Admissions Requirements

Degree Students

The certificate program is offered to masters and doctoral students currently enrolled in any division or department of The Johns Hopkins University; JHSPH MAS degree students are not eligible to apply.

Application instructions for JHU graduate students:

Students already enrolled in a graduate program at JHU are not required to submit the School's electronic admissions application, but must email the Certificate Program Contact prior to starting coursework.

Email Certificate Program Contact

Non-Degree Students

The certificate program is intended for public health professionals (non-degree students) who are currently practicing in environmental or occupational health or other areas of public health and seek formal graduate-level training in environmental and occupational health. Non-degree students must have at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a strong record of successful academic performance.

Application instructions for non-degree applicants:

Students who are not currently enrolled in a graduate program at JHU are required to apply to certificate programs using SOPHAS Express

English Language Proficiency Test Results

Results are required.

Prerequisites or special requirements


Application for Non-Degree Students


Information regarding the cost of tuition and fees can be found on the Bloomberg School's Certificate Programs Tuition page.

Contact Us

Questions about the program? We're happy to help.

Sponsoring Department
Environmental Health and Engineering

Faculty Sponsor
Jacqueline Agnew

Faculty Co-Sponsor and Certificate Program Contact
Carla Reinhard