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A candidate must possess one of the following qualifying degrees or a degree and professional certification:

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Environmental Health from a program accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council (NEHSPAC); see: http://www.ehacoffice.org/

Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral degree in Industrial Hygiene from a program accredited by Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET): see: http://www.abet.org/AccredProgramSearch/AccreditationSearch.aspx

A master's degree or doctoral degree with a specialization in environmental health, occupational health, or industrial hygiene from a school of public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health(CEPH): see http://www.ceph.org/

A bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree in any field and one of the following:
i. Certification as an industrial hygienist by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene; see http://www.abih.org
ii. Certification as a health physicist by the American Board of Health Physics; see http://www.hps1.org/aahp/boardweb/abhphome.html

See Commissioned Corps Instruction 231.03 link to http://dcp.psc.gov/eccis/documents/CCI2_3_1_03.pdf (PDF, 112KB, 19 pages) Category Specific Appointment Standards for additional details. Environmental Health Officers are addressed in Section 6.6.


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