What We Do
Our unique cross-divisional department combines the strengths of the Whiting School of Engineering and the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Our graduates are prepared to be successful public health and engineering professionals in private and governmental organizations and attend the best graduate and PhD programs.
We offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in environmental engineering, as well as a range of master's and doctoral degrees in public health.
Our Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering prepares students to succeed in the private sector, governmental organizations, and top-tier graduate programs.
We offer a range of interdisciplinary graduate programs at the intersection of public health and engineering.
Our department offers certificates and other programs to foster professional growth.
Yinka Bode-George, MHS '17
"...my most crucial gain from this graduate experience was the opportunity to construct a public health lens framed around undoing drivers of environmental health inequities."
Junyao Gu, MS-GEE ’19
"I really love interdisciplinary research, so knowing students can benefit from both the Whiting School of Engineering and the Bloomberg School of Public Health made me so excited to attend."
Natalie Exum, MS, PhD '16
is an environmental health scientist bridging the gap between public health and sanitary engineering to understand how environmental infectious pathogens are transmitted to humans.
Centers and Institutes
The Department of Environmental Health and Engineering houses six diverse Centers.