The discipline of Environmental Impacts and Human Health combines the knowledge of a variety of sub-disciplines, such as sociology, health promotion, economics, demography, environmental studies and life sciences, with the aim of discovering patterns, issues and solutions to environmental, social and health related problems.
Treating diverse topics that range from Toxicology and Nutrition to Natural Resources and Wildlife, this discipline sets out to improve the quality of human life and the level of health in the human society.
As a student of this discipline one can expect to focus on social, psychological, environmental and societal factors of health, illness and quality of life, as well as the consequences of the health condition both for the individual and for society.
The relevance and importance of this filed has increased recently as a consequence of ever more severe health issues, medical assistance inequality and shortage and medical services increased costs. Continuous research and counselling is required all over the world in order to adapt and improve governmental policies, business and social practices so that these issues are addressed and solved.
Agronomy is the application of plant and soil science to crop production and includes the study of plant breeding, genetics, biotechnology, molecular biology, physiology, biochemistry, weed control and crop management. Designed with maximum flexibility for today's working professionals you're able to, complete coursework in areas that are specific to your career needs and interests.
Mine safety & health specialists can complete this cutting-edge specialized training from anywhere in the world, without having to leave their professional duties. Mining Occupational Safety and Health .
Chicago Harris and the Division of the Physical Sciences jointly offer the Master of Science degree in Environmental Science and Policy. The broad objective of the program is to provide students with the academic background in both policy and environmental science required for informed decision making in business and government. To a large extent, the curriculum of this program draws upon courses already in place at Chicago Harris and in the Division of the Physical Sciences, although an introductory overview course and an independent study are designed to integrate the policy and science aspects of the program.
The Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health provides an entry pathway into environmental health professional practice. Students are highly skilled to combat a range of local and global environmental challenges including climate change, pollution, communicable diseases and Indigenous health.
Human Development and Family Studies repares students for careers in academic life, primarily in psychology, sociology, or human development; in research programs of governmental agencies at various levels; and in a range of programs in community agencies and private enterprise. It does not prepare students to be clinical psychologists, school psychologists, or family life counselors.
The Food Safety and Defense graduate certificate program serves the needs of industry and agencies that must protect the human food supply from accidental or deliberate contamination with pathogenic microbes and/or toxicants. It's intended for individuals directly involved in agriculture and food production who serve the needs of industries and agencies protecting our food supply.
The Master of Science in Health Services Research, Policy & Administration (MS-HSRPA) program focuses on the research and analytic methods underlying evidence-based decision making. Students gain knowledge and skills in managing health-related data, such as electronic medical records, surveys, and health care claims. The University of Minnesota makes student scholarships a top priority in its private fundraising. Through the University of Minnesota Foundation, the generosity and support of alumni and friends has enabled the U to provide $78 million a year in scholarships and grants for undergraduates, and to build the 21st Century Graduate Fellowship Endowment, which provides assistance to graduate and professional students.
Our interdisciplinary bioscience engineering programme is dedicated to training the next generation of experts in human health engineering. Our students develop a unique profile that transcends the traditional disciplinary boundaries by combining knowledge of the biology of the healthy human body and mind with engineering skills to develop novel creative technology for improving our quality of life.
Understanding how the natural environment contributes to human well-being
Specialised masters program (called 'TERRA') in Environmental Leadership, offered at i2LN - The Icare Institute for Leadership and Nature. This Environmental Leadership program was originally launched in 2002. It was the world's first online-based distance learning programme bridging the domains of leadership, education, and environmental sciences, and leading to a post-graduate certificate, or master's degree.
The Environmental and Occupational Health Certificate can help you advance your knowledge and skills to address major environmental and occupational health issues facing public health professionals today. Courses explore principles of toxicology, sources of environmental agents, their distribution in various environments, risk assessment methods and workplace health hazards.
The Master of Emergency and Disaster Management is a two year fulltime course, which provides applied knowledge and skills at an advanced level, specific to the Australia, Indonesia and the Asia-Pacific region.