As optimal health and well-being relates directly to a healthy environment, the focus of this program is to enable students to understand the causal relationship between the environment and human health, and how to manage and modify the environment in order to achieve and maintain optimal health and well-being for the community. Graduates of this program will have a good understanding of all the environmental factors that impact upon human health, and the procedures required for effective management of the environment in relation to health promotion and maintenance. He/she will be able to work independently or as a member of a team of health care professionals to provide high quality service to the community.
Prior to undertaking the professional subjects students are required to take introductory courses in Health Science, Liberal Arts, and Information Technology. The professional part of the program comprises the following subjects: Air and Noise Pollution and Control, Water and Wastewater Analysis, Wastewater and Solid Waste Treatment, Environmental Toxicology, Food Sanitation, and Environmental Health Assessment. The study of several of these subjects involves many hours of experiments in laboratories as well as data collection fieldwork by students. Students also take part in a practical work experience program for one trimester during which they gain work experience in the real world of professional employment.
Students who wish to take this program should be able to study and work effectively in various learning situations including the classroom, laboratory, and outdoors.
Career and Postgraduate Study Opportunities
Graduates from this program may work for the government as Environmental Health Scientist. Employment opportunities are also available in the private sector in such area as environmental quality control. He/she may also find employment as a member of a research group in the field of medical science.
Graduates from this program are qualified to enroll in postgraduate programs in Health Sciences at various Thai and overseas universities. The masters and doctoral study programs are offered in Environmental Health, Sanitation, Environmental Technology, Public Health, and Public Health Management.
Program Contact Person
Name: Mrs. Siriuma Jawjit
Contact Phone No.: +66 7567 2200, +66 7567 2104-5