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Epidemiology

This program will provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to carry out epidemiologic investigations of major public health issues affecting urban and immigrant populations. Didactic training and fieldwork emphasizes skill in the planning and implementation of epidemiologic study designs; the collection and analysis of data; the interpretation and presentation of findings and discussion of public health implications.

Requirements

Epidemiology Concentration Core Requirements

All students enrolled in the MPH Concentration in Epidemiology must complete the Concentration core requirements listed below.

Course Number Course Title Credits Pre-requisite Courses
EPID 5201 Epidemiologic Research Methods 3 EPID 5200
EPID 5202 Infectious Disease Epidemiology 3 EPID 5200
EPID 5203 Chronic Disease Epidemiology 3 EPID 5200
EPID 5205 Epidemiologic Research Methods II 3 BIOS 5200, EPID 5200, EPID 5201
    Total
12
 

Epidemiology Concentration Electives

Students who enrolled prior to Fall 2019 can choose 4 elective courses from the list below. All others choose 3. Students may also opt to choose courses from other departments to satisfy the elective requirements.

Course Number Course Title Credits Pre-requisite Courses
EPID 5301 Reproductive Epidemiology 3 BIOS 5200, EPID 5200
EPID 5303 Nutritional Epidemiology 3 BIOS 5200, EPID 5200
EPID 5305 Epidemiology of Aging 3 BIOS 5200, EPID 5200
EPID 5308 Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology 3 BIOS 5200, EPID 5200
EPID 5311 The Epidemiology of Emerging Infectious Diseases 3 EPID 5200, EPID 5202