A diploma is an educational program that provides primary knowledge in a specialized field. Programs typically take between one and two years to complete and can either lead directly to a job or prepare students for further study.
What is a diploma in environmental health? This curriculum is designed for those concerned with the balance of the environment and human life. Students study how humans and ecosystems are affected by each other and how to prolong the existence of both. Every program will vary, but common topics may include radiation and food protection, water and noise pollution, and solid and hazardous waste. Examples of classes are environmental biology, public health science, human toxicology, and instrumental analysis.
Pursuing a diploma in this area is beneficial for those who want to work in the area of environmental health but don’t want to spend a lot of time in school. It also helps bridge the way to more advanced study for those who want to work in higher-level positions.
The costs associated with an environmental health diploma can vary quite a bit from one school to another. The reputation of the school is a big factor, as is the length of the program. Interested students should contact the schools and ask about tuition and other fees.
Earning a diploma may lead to a number of entry-level positions such as industrial hygienist, health technician, and field technician. With further study, job titles may include toxicologist, registered sanitarian, public health technologist, and environmental health specialist. Upper level positions include those in management, research, and academics. Typical employers may include private and public safety agencies, non-profit organizations, the government, research labs, and learning institutions.
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Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences Programme
This is a competency-based six-semester Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences (DEHS) programme. It is intended to enable Environmental Health graduates to organize, plan, manage, supervise, monitor and evaluate, comprehensive preventive and promotional health services targeted at individuals and communities at all levels of the health care delivery system in the country and elsewhere. The programme is also intended to ensure that EHOs are provided with state of the art knowledge and skills, enabling them to be catalysts for sustainable and innovative health solutions by communities.
Pass in English and three credits pass, one in Mathematics and two other out of Physics, Chemistry and Biology at ‘O’ level.
Health Assistant with three years experience who has passed the selection examination recognized by the University and must have ‘O’ level secondary school certificate.
Colleges offers Diploma Programs in Environmental Health in Tanzania
- Ngudu School of Environmental Health Sciences
- Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (Mh)
- Thomas Institute of Management and Technology – Songea
- Ruaha Catholic University (Rucu)
- Kagemu School of Environmental Health Sciences
- The State University of Zanzibar
- Vector Control Training Centre