Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree focuses on research and prepares you for a career in university-level teaching and research. A dissertation with original research is part of this degree.

The department offers degrees in the following programs of study:

Environmental Health Sciences Ph.D.

Research  areas of interest include a broad range of environmental and occupational areas.  Many topics include aspects of  environmental quality, sustainability and healthexposure science-industrial Hygiene and occupational and environmental epidemiology

Toxicology Ph.D.

The field of toxicology identifies environmental and therapeutic exposures of concern, reveals mechanisms by which chemical toxicants create pathological dysfunction or disease, identifies interventions for the prevention of adverse effects, conducts safety assessments, and estimates acceptable levels of exposure for the protection of the public health.