Environmental Health Specialist (EHS)

Please note: Cal Poly offer an EHS minor program.


The responsibilities of EHS include inspections of facilities such as food establishments, public swimming pools, community drinking water systems, landfills, and underground storage tanks and oversee programs dealing with food protection, land use, recreational swimming areas, onsite septic systems, drinking water quality, housing, vector control, disaster sanitation, and solid, liquid, and hazardous materials management, in order to determine compliance with federal, state, and local statutes, regulations, and ordinances.

CPP Environmental Health Specialists Minor program

CPP offers Environmental Health Specialist Minor program. You can find its 2019-20 degree requirement here. For up-to-date information please visit https://catalog.cpp.edu/ and search for Environmental Health Specialist Minor.

Registered Environmental Health Specialist Program in California Department of Health


Education Requirements

Courses Required (PDF)

California Environmental Health Association


Environmental Health Specialist Potential Internship Opportunity

County of Riverside Department of Environmental Health

County Riverside EHS (PDF)