Interdisciplinary Opportunities


Emory Law offers joint degree programs and allows students to create ad hoc joint degree programs with Emory's graduate degree programs.

In the environmental field, students may earn joint doctor of law (JD) and master of public health (MPH) degrees. Students also may take a limited number of classes in other departments of Emory University.

Environmental courses available in the Rollins School of Public Health include:

  • Environmental and Occupational Hazards I & II
  • Environmental Processes
  • Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Policy
  • Occupational and Environmental Toxicology
  • Perspective/Environmental Health
  • Public Health Impacts of War and Terrorism
  • Risk Assessment I & II
  • Water Pollution and Health

Courses in the undergraduate Department of Environmental Studies include:

  • Ecological Economics
  • Energy, Resources, and Environmental Change
  • Environmental Thought: Philosophy and Issues
  • Global Environment
  • Human and Natural Ecology
  • Hydrology
  • Institutions and the Environment
  • Politics and the Environment