Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Management

Bachelor Degree Program
4 Years (8 Semesters)
126 Credit Hours
Fall, Spring and Summer

Our environment and health are pivotal to today’s world and its future sustainability; health is the focal point of humanity and without proper health systems, our existence would be at stake. Simultaneously, climate change, global warming, pollution, and the depletion of natural resources present serious issues that affect our long-term well-being.

At CUD, the School of Environment and Health Sciences has been established to equip student with the skills required to help develop solutions to these significant, global issues, and to develop individuals with a broad knowledge of the continuously evolving health sciences field. The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Management program will provide you with the knowledge and skills to successfully confront these challenges in a systematic manner, and to make an important contribution to the workforce immediately following your graduation.


As a graduate of CUD’s Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Management program, you will have a strong background in managing environmental health issues. The program will equip you with the current tools and methods to face the most challenging and contemporary issues related to health organization and environmental health. With a degree in this field, you will be a crucial asset to environmental and health employers, ministries and international organizations.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will have the opportunity to work in:

  • Government Ministries
  • International Healthcare Organizations
  • Healthcare Institutions
  • Industries related to Health Management functions
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Educational and Research Institutions
  • Industries linked to:
    • Health, Safety and Gazards
    • Food Safety
    • Water Resources
    • Oil Industry
    • Real Estate Development
    • Waste Management.

Program Structure

Program Requirements

Requirements Compulsory
Credit Hours
Credit Hours
Credit Hours
University Requirement (UR) 18 18 36
Faculty Requirements (Core) (CR.H) 45 - 45
Concentration (Major) (MJ) 42 3 45
Total 105 21 126

Core Requirements

Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hours
LNG 173 Professional Communication Skills LNG 172 3
SHS 102 Healthcare Systems   3
SHS 111 Fundamentals of Human Systems  BIO 101 3
SHS 207 Library Science and Information Literacy GED 101E 3
SHS 208 Infectious Diseases   3
SHS 211 Noninfectious /Chronic diseases   3
SHS 212 Health Planning SHS 102 3
SHS 213 Introduction to Healthcare Quality Management HOM 101 3
SHS 311 Human Resources Management in Healthcare HOM 101 3
SHS 312 Measuring Performance in Healthcare Organizations SHS 213 3
SHS 314 Health Economics and Financial Management   3
SHS 401 Healthcare Ethics 81 Cr.H 3
SHS 402 Performance & Service Improvement in Healthcare SHS 312 3
SHS 411 Governance and Leadership 81 Cr.H 3
HOM 301 Process Management in Health Services SHS 213 3

Major Requirements

Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hours
ENV 302 Environmental Microbiology ENV 201 3
ENV 303 Entomology and Pest Control SHS 103 3
ENV 304 Water and Wastewater Quality Control ENV 201 3
ENV 305 Food Quality and Control ENV 201 3
ENV 406 Internship: Familiarization with the Industry 81 Cr.H 3
ENV 308 Community Environmental Health ENV 201 3
ENV 407 Management of Domestic and Hazardous Wastes ENV 304 3
ENV 408 Epidemiology and Biostatistics MTH 195, ENV 201 3
ENV 409 Marine and Air Pollution ENV 407 3
ENV 410 Occupational Health and Toxicology ENV 302, 407 3
ENV 411 Research Study in the Field of Environmental Health 81 Cr.H 3
ENV 415 Seminar 81 Cr.H 3
HIM 301 Health Informatics and Health Statistics MTH 195,GED 101E 3
HOM 101 Fundamentals of Healthcare Management   3
Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hours
HOM 303 Health Education and Promotion   3
HOM 304 Healthcare operations SHS-213 3
HOM 408 Health information department management HIM-301 3
HOM 411 Health care organizations and the accreditation process 81 Cr.H 3
HOM 412 Healthcare Facility Safety & the Environment of Care 81 Cr.H 3