Degrees and Certificates
The Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) M.S. degree program is devoted to the recognition, evaluation, and control of workplace or environmental hazards which may cause impaired health or well-being or significant discomfort and inefficiency among workers or the general public. The program emphasizes the study of chemical exposure, noise and vibration, air pollution, biological agents, ergonomic stressors, injury risk factors and other hazards likely to be encountered in work or community environments. This program is offered through the UAMS Graduate School.
The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree prepares students in the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health through organized community outreach. Public health differs from other health programs in that it focuses on large population groups instead of individuals. It emphasizes promoting health and wellness as ultimate goals and prevention over cure.
There is a growing need within the state of Arkansas for individuals to be trained in the core elements of environmental and occupational hygiene. This graduate certificate will provide practical knowledge and tools that can be immediately applied in industrial, manufacturing, hospital, and construction settings. This graduate certificate will enhance the individual’s ability to recognize, identify, measure, and control chemical, physical and biological hazards. This program is offered through the UAMS Graduate School.
The Certificate in Regulatory Science consists of 12 semester credit hours with courses in current regulatory statutes, safety assessment, clinical trials design and management, and data quality requirements for regulatory decision-making. This program is offered through the UAMS Graduate School .