Environment Health (EH) is an applied field of science that requires practitioners to monitor, control, manage, promote and manipulate environmental factors that have an impact on human health. The EH officer protects individual and community wellness through health promotion activities, risk assessments, inspections and the enforcement of State regulations. The Diploma in Environmental Health (Dip. EH) is a Two year applied diploma, including a semester long in-field practicum, that prepares graduates for a wide range of entry-level jobs in preventative EH.

Career Opportunities

A wide range of career opportunities in field currently exist and they include but are not limited to the following:

Public Health Inspector

Pollution Control Specialist

Environmental Health Technician 

Public Health Specialist

Food Safety Inspector 

Environmental Health and Safety Specialist


Food Production and Manufacturing Industry


Entrance requirements

High School or Academic Requirement:

  • High school graduation certificate or equivalent approved by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education with a minimum average of 60%, and successful completion of final year Chemistry and Biology with a minimum score of 60%; OR

  • High school graduation certificate approved by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education plus the following:

  • English Language with a minimum grade of 60%

  • Academic Mathematics with a minimum grade of 60% or Advanced Mathematics with a minimum grade of 50%

  •  Biology with a minimum grade of 60%

  •  Chemistry with a minimum grade of 60%

Language proficiency Requirements

      1. The required score on the University English Placement Test or a passing score from another approved internationally recognized English language test, as validated by the Admissions & Registration Department; OR
      2. A valid (within two years) IELTS Academic Test Report Form with an overall band of 5.0 with no individual band score (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) below 5.0; OR
      3. Successful completion of Foundation Program requirements.