Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Environmental Health Officer Professional Advisory Committee
Disclaimer: These resources and trainings are listed for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement by EHOPAC of the sponsors or the information and products presented.

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Current EHO benchmarks include obtaining one of the many environmental health and safety credentials. The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) offers the following nationally-recognized credentials.

Individuals who meet the requirements of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) are able to obtain the Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)This is a link to an external site credential.

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  • Certificate in Public HealthThis link goes to an external website - The Certified in Public Health (CPH) credential distinguishes public health professionals at the cutting edge of an ever-evolving field. The credential – the only one of its kind for public health – demonstrates knowledge of key public health sciences, but also a commitment to the field through continuing education focused on emerging and established public health issues.
  • Certificate in Field EpidemiologyThis link goes to an external website - The curriculum addresses the core functions of outbreak investigation, surveillance systems and methods, infectious disease epidemiology and field epidemiology methods. (University of North Carolina (UNC) Gillings School of Global Public Health)
  • JPSPH Public Health Certificate ProgramsThis link goes to an external website - Certificate programs which provide academic training to students seeking targeted education in a specific area of public health. (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)
  • Online Health Informatics DegreesThis link goes to an external website - Online graduate certificate program in Public Health Informatics with a curriculum rich in the latest scientific and technological principles and practices.
  • Public Health Geographic Information Systems (GIS) CertificateThis link goes to an external website - The UIC Public Health Geographic Information Systems online certificate program provides students with an understanding of fundamental GIS tools and their practical applications.
  • Public Health Management Online Certificate ProgramThis link goes to an external website - Online certificate program to prepare individuals to lead public health organizations, programs and agencies.(University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) School of Public Health)
  • UIC Public Health Informatics Certificate ProgramThis link goes to an external website - The certificate program provides an overview of public health informatics. (University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) School of Public Health)
  • Executive Masters in Professional Studies in Emergency & Disaster ManagementThis link goes to an external website - This yearlong cohort program immerses students in the high-intensity field of emergency management

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Agency Based Training Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Environmental Protection Agency

Page Last Modified on 5/21/2018

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