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PHLT Courses:
PHLT 8078 - Policy and Law for Environmental and Occupational Health

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5 credits

This course will explore the legal and regulatory frameworks for environmental and occupational health both in the United States and select additional countries. The roles of different levels of government in the development of environmental and occupational policies and laws will be addressed through an exploration of historical and contemporary examples. Students will gain experience in evaluation of current laws and regulations and develop strategies for addressing environmental and occupational health issues. Some of the topics covered will include evidence-based decision-making, environmental justice, and the role of climate change in health policy and law.


  • PHLT 8402
  • PHLT 8702
  • PHLT 8066
*Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an enrollment specialist [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information or visit School of Lifelong Learning for more information.