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Welcome to the Environmental and Occupational Health Program

  • water testing with elementary school students

  • three environmental and occupational health students

  • graduates in fall 2006 with program director Dale Stephenson

  • student working in Idaho landscape

  • environmental health club in homecoming parade

  • environmental health competition team

  • student in lab

  • student at commencement, proudly displaying her diploma

  • College student working with elementary student

  • students in air quality lab

The B.S. Environmental and Occupational Health Program is accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council. The program offers a comprehensive academic education preparing students for employment in the dynamic fields of environmental protection, occupational hygiene and public health.

Mission Statement

Accredited by the Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council The mission of Boise State University’s undergraduate Environmental and Occupational Health Program is to provide students with a quality academic experience that enables them to think critically and apply scientific principles to preserve the global environment in which all humans work, live, and play.

Program Goals

  • Provide a high quality education for practice and leadership in the field of Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Enhance critical capacities for education and promote a stimulating academic environment
  • Pursue innovative research on critical environmental and occupational health issues
  • Position the program as an environmental and occupational health resource to public and private stakeholders
  • Promote diversity of people and programs