The Department of NSEH maintains a productive interaction with all MVSU units and the IHL institutions, junior colleges and K-12 schools. It also works closely with USDA, CDC ,DEQ, EPA, Department of Health, Department of Education, Homeland Security and other state and federal agencies.  Programs in Department of NSEH are funded by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation The faculty and students affiliate with the USDA labs, the National Marine & Fisheries Service, NOAA, the UAB Deep South NIOSH Center, AMP, NASA