Bachelors of Science in Environmental Health

School of Public Health

Winter quarter application deadline is Friday, JAN 22  

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. The online application can be accessed through our website at

Information Sessions: Learn more about the Environmental Health major at an upcoming online information session.

January 27, 2021 | 11:30am 12:20pm |

February 25, 2021 | 3:30-4:20PM |

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

  • Read about our career pathways and  explore where your BS in Environmental Health degree can take you! Career Pathways in Environmental Health
  • Read about what our 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.