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Program Name: Environmental Health & Science
Program Code: ENHS
Faculty: Science
Campuses: Campion
U of R
Degree: Bachelor Degree (4 Years)
Related Programs: Biochemistry
Engineering - Environmental Systems
Environmental Biology
Health Studies
Categories: After Degree (2 Years)
Bachelor Degree (4 Years)
Program Description

Environmental health is a branch of public health that protects humans against biological, physical, and chemical hazards in the natural and built environments. Students will develop critical thinking skills to assess different types of health risks for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations while learning ways to prevent, control and promote effective strategies for long-term health. The ENHS programs are offered in partnership with the First Nations University of Canada and the University of Regina, Faculty of Science. As well, the ENHS programs are accredited by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors so that students will be eligible to certify and work as public health inspectors in Canada.

Sample Courses:
Communicable Disease Control, Food Hygiene and Protection, Community Health and Epidemiology, Health Risk Assessment, Land Use-Management, Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Health Law, Water and Wastewater Management.

Career Opportunities:
Graduates find employment as public health inspectors, environmental health officers, environmental project officers, food safety officers, housing inspectors and various types of industry auditors. They may also work in the fields of infectious disease control and epidemiology, health impact assessment, health promotion, and occupational health and safety.

Website: www.fnuniv.ca/programs -or- www.uregina.ca/science

Last Updated Date: August 13, 2018 04:26 PM

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