Online Programs & Certificates
Online MPH with a Concentration in Health, Safety & Environment
The Health, Safety, & Environment (HSE) concentration will provide a strong foundation for students to advance their careers by providing the knowledge and skills necessary to address the complex and evolving regional, national and global challenges related to Health, Safety and the Environment (HSE). All courses in this concentration are offered online and there is a required ten day capstone experience on campus in Tampa, Florida at the conclusion of coursework.
This program is intended to appeal to experienced working professionals anywhere in the world who seek to broaden their understanding of the interrelatedness of these three key areas. The fundamentals of exposure assessment and analytical methods will lay the groundwork for topics that include the basics of the persistent worldwide issues of air and water quality, solid and hazardous wastes, worker safety, legal requirements, and effective management. The impact of health, safety and the environment topics will be addressed for developed and less developed countries. Students will have the opportunity to develop a major emphasis in an area of their choice. The program is offered entirely online and is 42 credit hours.
There are unique benefits to both studying online and studying on campus. Whether you want more flexibility or value in-person learning, it’s important to choose the right option for you. Explore the differences between our Online and Classroom-Based MPH programs.
|Online Health, Safety and Environment MPH
|On Campus MPH (any concentration)
|Tuition cost per credit hour
|$525 x 42 credits
|$431.43 x 42 credits
|$877.17 x 42 credits
|Total program tuition cost
Total program tuition cost estimates do not include application fees, late fees, registration fees, educational resources (e.g., textbooks, etc.) or the one-time new graduate student fee. Costs also exclude the Distance Learning Fee, assessed at $30/credit hour for any online course, regardless of residency or delivery modality.
Please note: With the exception of the Department of Children and Family (DCF) waivers, all other waivers (including State of Florida and USF employee) are not accepted for Self-Funded/Self-Supporting or Market Rate Tuition program courses.
For additional information, visit: USF Tuition Waiver
All Health, Safety and Environment students complete the research involved in writing an original paper done through the Integrative Learning Experience course, as well as an internship done through the Applied Practice Experience course.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that "...rapid changes in working life are affecting both the health of workers and the health of the environment in all countries of the world". After mastery of the fundamental principles of this public health training, the Health, Safety and Environment graduate will be able to:
Program graduates will be qualified to serve in leadership roles in any of several areas:
To learn more, please contact a Pre-Admissions Advisor at (813) 974-6505 or email@example.com