Bachelors of Science in Environmental Health

The School of Public Health Winter quarter application deadline is Friday, January 24th  

The Environmental Health major is for students who love science, and who are passionate about using their scientific skills to address human health issues related to the built and natural environments. From water quality to workplace safety, environmental health majors are engaged in problem solving to keep communities safe and healthy.

How to Apply: The Environmental Health major is a minimum requirements major, which means all students who meet the minimum requirements and can complete the degree within UW’s maximum time frame will be admitted. Click here to apply!

Information Sessions: Come and learn more about the Environmental Health major at an upcoming information session. Click here to view the flyer and see session dates and times!

Explore Environmental Health – Read about the internships, research, and careers of some of our current students and alumni:

  • Read about what students are up to in their jobs and internships and learn more about careers in Environmental and Occupational health in the Departmental Careers and Internship Blog HERE.
  • Check out what Environmental Health alumni are up to at the Alumni Profiles page.
  • Read the latest environmental and occupational health stories from the department in the departmental blog at Health and Safety Matters.

Questions? To meet with an adviser, schedule an appointment at or email Janet Hang at