Epidemiology Concentration Competencies

Epidemiology Concentration Competencies

  • Understand and apply descriptive epidemiology to assess health status and the burden of disease in populations.
  • Understand, apply, and interpret epidemiologic research methods and findings to the practice of public health.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify and use existing sources of epidemiologic data at the local, state, national, and international level.
  • Understand the key components of public health surveillance and public health screening programs.
  • Develop written and oral presentations based on epidemiologic analyses for both public health professionals and lay audiences.
  • Demonstrate a basic level of epidemiologic data management and analysis using software such as SAS.