Graduates are trained to develop and conduct epidemiologic research and to translate their findings to a diverse audience, including the biomedical research community, public health practitioners, health policymakers, and clinicians in the health professions, as well as to the general public.
The 90-credit hour Epidemiology PhD program can be completed on a part-time or full-time basis. Scholarships, traineeships, and pre-doctoral fellowships are available to full-time students of outstanding merit. Our PhD program promotes educational and scientific development through research collaborations, public health partnerships, and a commitment to diversity.
PhD students will work one-on-one with individual faculty members and may pursue topics of interest, capitalizing on faculty members’ research expertise and on-going projects. Key areas of research available to epidemiology doctoral students on the IUPUI campus include:
- Cancer Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention
- Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology
- Clinical Epidemiology
- Metabolic Disease Epidemiology
- Infectious Disease Epidemiology
- Injury Epidemiology
- Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology
- Nutritional Epidemiology
- Public Health Informatics
Extensive research opportunities are available to our doctoral students across the IUPUI academic health sciences campus. There is no other location in Indiana that offers such a diverse and rich environment for epidemiologic research.View our frequently asked questions