Department of Health
The Environmental Health Program
Charles V. Shorten Ph.D, P.E.
209 Sturzebecker Health Sciences Center
West Chester, PA 19383
Graduates of the environmental health program are qualified to obtain a variety of entry-level positions with industry; consulting firms; and local, state, or federal governmental agencies. A majority of environmental health graduates have worked in the environmental field after graduation. The remaining have chosen to work in other disciplines. The demand for entry level environmental professional who are both well grounded in the sciences and effective oral and written communicators continues to be strong.
Find out, here, about the types of work that Environmental Health professionals do, typical salaries, education requirements, work experience requirements, certification/licensure requirements, specialization, funding and internship opportunities: http://www.wcupa.edu/_ACADEMICS/HealthSciences/health/enhealth/jobs.asp
Click Here to learn more about some of our recent graduates and their job placements.
Some other examples of environmental health job placements are:
Students have been employed in industrial hygiene & occupational safety at the plant level and corporate management of industrial hygiene & safety programs.
Graduates have been hired to pursue industrial hygiene, occupational safety & health physics and management of these programs:
Students completing the BS in Environmental Health have taken the following positions:
Other industries hire our graduates as well. Some recent positions include:
Environmental consulting companies exist to help other businesses and industry with regulatory compliance, environmental monitoring, industrial hygiene, waste management and risk assessment. Recent graduates have taken these positions:
Hospitals and universities are workplaces with unique industrial hygiene and hazardous waste management concerns. West Chester University graduates have been employed in the following areas:
Federal, state and local government offices have employed many of our graduates for work in various regulatory areas: