MPH With Epidemiology Concentration Curriculum

MPH with epidemiology concentration curriculum

The 45-credit curriculum for the Master of Public Health in Epidemiology in-person degree has full-time and part-time options to meet your needs. You can make connections with professionals around the nation and world.

To complete this degree, you will take a combination of public health core courses, epidemiology concentration courses, public health electives, and a practical experience course.

Currently enrolled students should contact Elijah Barry, the FSPH Graduate Advisor, to create a course plan of study for either a full-time or part-time schedule.

Student Appointment Scheduler (SAS)

Take all four courses for a total of 12 credits

  • PBHL P510 Introduction to Public Health (3 credits)
  • PBHL P511 Comprehensive Methods and Applications in Biostatistics and Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • PBHL P512 Communication & Leadership (3 credits)
  • PBHL P513 Planning, Evaluation & Management (3 credits)

Take all six courses for a total of 18 credits

  • B552 Fundamentals of Data Management (3 credits)
  • B562 Biostatistics for Public Health II (3 credits)
  • E601 Advanced Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • E635 Foundations in Public Health Informatics (3 credits)
  • E711 Applied Epidemiological Methods I (3 credits)
  • E712 Applied Epidemiological Methods II (3 credits)
    • *200 of the 240 hours for the required internship (E 602) must be completed prior to gaining course authorization for E712

Select four courses for a total of 12 credits.

  • E562 Epidemiology of Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus (3 credits)
  • E606 Grant Writing in Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • E609 Infectious Disease Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • E610 Chronic Disease Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • E618 Cancer Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • E629 Introduction to Genetic Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • E645 Information Exchange for Population Health (3 credits)
  • E647 Introduction to Population Health Analysis (3 credits)
  • E651 Public Health Surveillance (3 credits)
  • E655 Historical Evolution of Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • E675 Fundamentals of Injury Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • E765 Nutritional Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • E715 Design & Implementation of Observational Studies (3 credits)
  • E795 Cardiovascular Epidemiology (3 credits)

Take one course for a total of 3 credits

  • E602 Public Health Internship (3 credits) – 240 total hours required
    • 200 of these hours must be completed prior to gaining course authorization for the Final Concentration Project or Capstone Course

MPH students entering the program fall 2021 and beyond are required to pass the CPH exam prior to graduation.

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For students interested in additional coursework in quantitative methods, a track within the epidemiology concentration is available by fulfilling electives with biostatistics courses.