The IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health Graduate Certificate in Infection Control and Prevention Epidemiology is a 100 percent online, 15-credit hour program of study designed for working professionals who are interested in epidemiologic principles related to infectious diseases and practices used to improve population and patient health.
As a student in this program, you learn to recognize public health problems and collaborate with others to address them. You learn how to conduct an epidemiological investigation, from creating hypotheses to working with data and software. You master the basic and advanced analytical techniques necessary in the field of epidemiology.
This program may be of interest if you plan on working in public health, becoming an epidemiologist, joining an infection control and prevention team at a hospital or health care setting, or pursuing graduate or professional education. All credits earned in this certificate program are transferable to the Master of Public Health in Epidemiology (IUPUI).