Bachelor of Environmental Public Health (Honours)

Program Details

Credential: 4-Year Bachelor of Environmental Public Health (Honours)

This innovative four-year degree program instills graduates with knowledge of environmental health theory and its application.

The curriculum focuses on experiential learning activities specific to disease prevention and creating healthy, supportive environments. Fundamental professional practices are obtained through project-based learning, case studies and interactions with working professionals in a hands-on learning environment equipped with the latest technology.

Students practice the integrated knowledge and skills related to environmental epidemiology and toxicology as well as risk exposure and assessment. In addition, students develop strong critical thinking, leadership and risk assessment abilities as well as the professional communication skills required to work successfully in inter-professional teams.

Graduates are well-prepared for a number of progressive careers as environmental health practitioners in both the public and private sectors.

Student Availability

Conestoga College facilitates recruitment on an ongoing basis - there are no hard deadlines. Typical time frames for work terms are listed below.

Postings are accepted beginning four months before the start of a term until all students have secured employment provided the minimum 12 consecutive weeks of full-time work is met.
Work/Study Sequence
Year Fall (Sept. - Dec.) Winter (Jan. - April) Spring (May - Aug.)
Year 1 Classes Classes  
Year 2 Classes Classes  
Year 3 Classes Classes Work Term
Year 4 Classes Classes  

Work Term Capabilities

Compliance Inspection and Auditing

Sample Job Titles

Program Courses

To see a typical course list for this program, see the current program course information.

Wage Data

Conestoga College collects data on hourly wages of co-operative education students. See the Schedule and Wage Data for details.

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Contact Information

Do you need help developing a recruitment plan or job posting, accessing wage information, or connecting with a talented co-op student? Contact:

Jeff Hoekman
Employer Relations Consultant
519-885-0300 ext. 5137