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BSPH in Environmental Health Sciences Ambassadors 2018

Below are the current student ambassadors for the BSPH program in Environmental Health Sciences. These students are happy to answer questions you may have about the application process, the program, or student life in the Gillings School of Global Public Health – please feel free to get in touch with them. Eliza Harrison I have… Read more »

Health Behavior Alumni Updates, Fall 2017

Health Education  & Behavior released a special theme issue “Advancing the Science of Qualitative Research to Promote Health Equity (volume 44, Number 5, October 2017) and three members of the editorial team have  ties to the Department of Health Behavior.  Michelle Kegler  (DrPh in health behavior, 1995), who also earned an MPH  at the University… Read more »

For PhD Students

For Doctoral Students Graduate Student Handbook Guidelines for PhD Students Doctoral programs are administered by the Director of Graduate Studies. A checklist and timeline are available for doctoral students. This information is in the process of being revised (in particular, for coursework requirements please refer to the permission to take a written exam form). IMPORTANT:… Read more »

For Master’s Students

General Information Graduate Student Handbook NEW: All students intending to apply for the +1 Master’s should complete this form and submit it to the Student Services Office. Course Planning and Verification IMPORTANT: The Gillings School of Global Public Health (SPH) Office of Student Affairs maintains a page with Academic Forms, Policies and Support, which includes:… Read more »

For BSPH Students

General Information BSPH Handbook (PDF) Current BSPH students can find most of their forms on the BSPH Sakai site. The Gillings School’s Student Affairs Office has a range of resources for BSPH students (including course exemptions, course underload/overload forms, and so on). LEARNING CONTRACTS: All students undertaking an independent study, practicum or honors research (and… Read more »

Letter from the Chair, June 2017

Dear students, staff and faculty, It has been a month since graduation. The hallways in Rosenau Hall are quieter, and the pace has slowed down just a bit. A Carolina summer is in full bloom. The end of the semester occurred with its usual flurry. This year we paired the annual awards ceremony with the… Read more »

MSEE Alumni

Our graduates have the vital skills and training in air quality and sustainable water resources needed to solve today’s environmental engineering and public health problems. These students are providing solutions and making a difference in air quality and sustainable water resources to include emerging developments locally and globally in environmental engineering. For example, one of… Read more »

MSEE Competencies

Prospective Students Current Students   Identify environmental engineering problems, needs and objectives. Evaluate problems quantitatively using measurements and models of contaminant transport or reactions in environmental media (e.g., air, soil and water). Develop and design appropriate controls and facilities to solve environmental engineering problems. Evaluate the success of environmental engineering designs and assess the uncertainty… Read more »

Example MSEE Programs

Public Health and Engineering Coursework Coursework includes introduction to public health, eight technical electives and a diverse range of seminars on environmental engineering and public health topics. The electives provide flexibility to focus on water quality and processes, international water, water planning and management, and air quality. Through these courses you will gain exposure to… Read more »

MSEE Coursework

Coursework includes eight technical electives, four of which are approved engineering courses. The electives provide flexibility to focus on water quality and processes, international water, water planning and management, and air quality. Through these courses you will gain exposure to technological innovations, predictive modeling for effective environmental decision-making, global WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) methods,… Read more »