Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Management

Bachelor of Science degree program
4 Years (8 Semesters)
126 Credit Hours
Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Program overview

Students choose to study the BSc in Environmental Health Management because it covers a wide variety of disciplines. This degree will prepare you for both the technical and professional demands of careers in the field of Environment, Human Health, Safety, Healthcare Institutions and Research. Students will be actively involved within their communities through planning and executing environmental and health projects. You will also learn methods for analysing, evaluating and controlling environmental health issues.

Program benefits

As a graduate of CUD’s Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Management you will have a strong background in managing environmental health issues relevant to modern society. The program will equip you with the current tools and techniques to face the most challenging and contemporary issues related to health organization and environmental health, to make an important contribution to the workforce immediately following your graduation. With a degree in this field, you will be a crucial asset to environmental and health employers, ministries and international organizations.

Graduate careers

As an Environmental Health Management graduate, not only you will have a chance to make an impact on peoples’ lives and contribute to healthier societies, you will also be highly employable in a range of careers. There is no shortage of job opportunities in institutions and professions linked to:

  • Government Ministries
  • International Healthcare Organizations
  • United Nations Agencies
  • Environmental & Health Consulting Firms
  • Non-governmental Organizations
  • Healthcare Institutions
  • Industries related to Health Management functions
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Educational and Research Institutions
  • Industries linked to:
    • Health, Safety and Hazards
    • Food Safety
    • Water Resources
    • Oil Industry
    • Sustainable Building
    • Waste Management

In these career areas, you will be responsible for enforcement related to environmental health laws and regulations, consultation, education, research, management, and implementation of systems.

Program Structure

Program Requirements

Requirements Compulsory
Credit Hours
Elective
Credit Hours
Total
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 -72 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 Non-infectious /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, ENV-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

Major Electives

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