Students in this joint program pursue an M.S. degree within the College of Public Health, with an emphasis on occupational and environmental health. Graduates typically find employment with state health and human services departments or in health or environmental planning. An M.S. in Occupational and Environmental Health requires 38 semester hours. The joint-degree in planning and occupational and environmental health requires 68 semester hours, which includes 38 hours of planning courses and 30 hours of environmental health. The program can be completed in 5 semesters. Students will need to pursue which courses would be appropriate with their advisor and the joint department.