Environmental Health Minor Online

  • Minor
  • College of Health Sciences
  • School of Community and Environmental Health

Enhance your undergraduate program with an understanding of the influences and impact of environmental factors on human health.

You will learn:

  • Principles of environmental health science
  • Communicable diseases
  • Food safety
  • Vector-borne diseases and their control

This minor can prepare you for positions in the environmental and occupational health fields that evaluate and manage the factors that impact the environmental health of a community.

      • 12 credit hours (four courses)

      An introductory biology course + lab is a prerequisite for most of the courses in this minor. If the biology requirement is not already part of your undergraduate program, it may increase your total credit hours. 

      A minor can only be earned as part of an undergraduate program. Talk with an ODUGlobal enrollment coordinator to determine if you have credits that will transfer.

    • Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

    • In-state Virginia Residents
      $393 per credit hour*
      Out-of-State Students
      $426 per credit hour

      Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

      These tuition rates are effective Fall 2023 and subject to change. 
      * In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

    A dedicated enrollment team for your major will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.