The MS in Epidemiology program provides concentrated training in epidemiological concepts, skills, and methodology with a research focus. It includes a flexible mix of courses in epidemiology and biostatistics. For those who hold a professional health degree or a related doctoral degree, the department offers a 30 credit condensed MS program.
Due to the wide range of ongoing faculty research within the department, students have the ability to select an area of emphasis to study and to conduct research under the mentorship of an epidemiology faculty member. A few of the areas include: aging, cancer, clinical trials, global health, lifestyle intervention, and women's health.
Recent graduates hold positions with the following:
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The epidemiology MS requires 45 credits, including coursework and research:
A 30 credit condensed MS program is available for individuals who hold a health professional degree (medicine, dentistry, nursing, etc.) or a related doctoral degree (statistics, sociology, psychology, anthropology, etc.).
Program Requirements/Graduation Check Lists
Nancy W. Glynn, PhD
Assistant professor of epidemiology, and director of the master’s degree programs
5120 Public Health
Student services manager, and program administrator
5117 Public Health