Public Health (Environmental Health) MPH

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Program Description

The environmental health concentration under the Public Health MPH program prepares students to identify factors that influence health, and develop tools to sustain an environment that promotes health. Students gain foundational public health knowledge and competencies, study environmental contamination and degradation by human activity and natural processes, and understand their impacts on health directly and through interrelationships with other living organisms and ecosystems. Students train with faculty who are experts in their field at New York’s premier, research-intensive university dedicated to academic excellence and making a positive impact on the world.

Program Contact

Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health
270 Farber Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 45 Hours


  • 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

Special Requirements

  • Students must pay the SOPHAS fee in addition to the $50 UB application fee.

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.