Environmental Health

Embark on a diverse career combating the environmental challenges that influence human health when you study Environmental Health as a major in your CQU degree.

Available via our Associate Degree of Public Health and Bachelor of Public Health, the Environmental Health major will take you through topics such as microbiology, food safety, environmental science, environmental law and more while you gain broad skills and knowledge in public health to prepare you for a variety of professional roles in this varied and rewarding career path.  Our Bachelor of Public Health offers the opportunity to complement your major with a minor in Health Promotion, Indigenous Studies, Occupational Health and Safety, Nutrition Science, Environmental Science, Built Environment, Exercise Science, or Human Resource Management.

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    I've always liked the idea of being able to help others, so it was natural when I found out what public health was all about, it really interested me. The variety of work that [environmental officers] go out and respond to is quite diverse.

    Victoria Keevers

    Bachelor of Public Health


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