The NSEH department maintains a productive interaction with all MVSU units and  the IHL institutions, junior colleges and K-12 schools. The department works closely with USDA, CDC ,DEQ, EPA, Department of Health, Department of Education, Homeland Security and other state and federal agencies.  Programs in 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