Climate and Health
Master of Science in Climate and Health
Join the first interdisciplinary graduate program in the nation, Master of Science in Climate and Health (U-MSCH), at UM. This program trains future generations of clinicians, professionals, researchers, meteorologists, planners, decision-makers and leaders to address the 21st century challenges of the health effects of climate, climate change, weather patterns and weather anomalies (C2W2). The program will provide critical interdisciplinary training needed:
  • to understand and investigate an intricate relationship between health and climate, and
  • to tease out present and future disease and disability burden of C2W2 and its management.

  • Program Highlights
    • Two year graduate degree (36 credits)
    • Core Courses
      • Weather and Climate
      • Health and Climate: Intricate Relationship
      • Toxicology, Climate and Weather
      • Climate and Health Data: Sources, Types and Integration
      • Modelling Health effects of Climate and Weather
      • Policies and Management of the Health Effects of Climate and Weather
    • Four MSCH Tracks - Students select track after first semester in the program
      • Public Health Sciences
      • Marine and Atmospheric Sciences
      • Analytical
      • Toxicological
    • Thesis
      • Opportunities to pursue interdisciplinary research with faculty members from five colleges
    • Fellowships and limited research asssistanceship available
    Program Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree (with GPA 3.0 or higher)
    Prerequisite courses:
    • One year College Calculus and Physics
    • One biology course
    • GRE or MCAT: 60th percentile or higher
    • TOEFL 80th percentile or higher (for foreign students only)
    • Three letters of recommendation
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Department of Public Health Sciences, Miller School of Medicine & Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami.