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A cross-divisional department spanning

Department of Environmental Health and Engineering


The Department of Environmental Health and Engineering (EHE) is a collaborative hybrid uniquely designed to lead pioneering research and prepare the next generation of scholars to solve critical and complex issues at the interface of public health and engineering.

This cross-divisional department builds on the strengths of the Whiting School’s former Geography and Environmental Engineering department and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School’s former Environmental Health Sciences department.

EHE’s mission is to improve the health of the Earth and its inhabitants. EHE’s academic and research activities span the science of biological processes, environmental engineering, environmental and health policy, and data analytics. With its accomplished faculty and visionary students, EHE is uses its broad and deep expertise to propel discovery and innovation, while inspiring and educating scholars of the 21st century and beyond.

EHE offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in environmental engineering, as well as a range of master's and doctoral degrees in public health.

Our Department At A Glance

Students and Faculty

  • 253 students
  • 40 undergraduates
  • 104 master's
  • 75 doctoral
  • 34 postdocs
  • 82 full-time faculty

Degree Programs

  • 9 degrees offered
  • 1 undergraduate (BSE)
  • 6 master's, 2 doctoral

Message from the Chair

A Message from the Chair, Dr. Marsha Wills-Karp.