The PhD minor in Environmental Health Sciences is for majors outside Environmental Health Sciences and is administered by the Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) concentration in MEZCOPH.
Arizona's first and only accredited college of public health, the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health is uniquely situated in the culturally rich and diverse Southwest. Distinguished for our outstanding community-based research and for our focus on eliminating health disparities among populations of the Southwest and globally, the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health offers tremendous opportunities to its students for education, research and community involvement.
The College of Public Health's interdisciplinary activities are enhanced by being part of the Arizona Health Sciences Center with campuses in Tucson and Phoenix. The College consistently ranks among the top five in American Indian and Hispanic graduates and students enrolled among accredited schools of public health, according to recent data from the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. In addition, the University of Arizona is one of only 62 members in the Association of American Universities, a prestigious organization that recognizes universities that have developed exceptionally strong overall research and academic programs.
College of Public Health
University of Arizona - Main - Tucson
Meet with the Environmental Health Sciences Program Director to discuss the minor. Complete the MEZCOPH Declaration of Doctoral Minor Form; identify an Environmental Health Sciences Minor Faculty Advisor; and seek EHS Faculty approval through the Environmental Health Sciences Program Director. The Declaration of Minor form must be filed with the MEZCOPH Academic Progress Coordinator, in the MEZCOPH Office of Student Services (Drachman Hall, Room A302)
Total Minimum Credit Requirements 15 units including:
Six units of elective coursework is required. Some examples of electives include, but are not limitted to:
Students are advised to discuss any additional expectation particular faculty members may have when identifying a potential Minor Advisor.
Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.