Degree Programs

Master of Public Health, Epidemiology

Epidemiology faculty working with students in classroom with a laptopThe MPH with a specialty in Epidemiology provides students with in-depth training in epidemiologic research and practice. The required curriculum focuses on theory and methods, which are utilized by students in real-world opportunities during the preceptorship and culminating experience project. More information available.

Ph.D. in Epidemiology

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Admission into the program is once a year, in the Fall semester.

The Ph.D. in Epidemiology is for applicants interested in conducting advanced research in epidemiology or teaching epidemiology at higher institutions of learning. This is a 3-5 year program. The first two years known as residency is dedicated to completing the required coursework of 90-92 semester credit hours and practice in research, on campus. An additional 1-3 years is usually expected for completing the dissertation research. The actual coursework for the Ph.D. program consists of 50 credit hours of instruction. The remaining 40-42 credit hours constitute prerequisites that will be credited towards meeting the Epidemiology MPH requirements. More information available.