MPH With Epidemiology Concentration Online Curriculum

MPH with epidemiology concentration online curriculum

The 45-credit curriculum for the Master of Public Health in Epidemiology online program has full-time and part-time options to meet your needs. You can enroll from anywhere and 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 four courses for a total of 12 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)

Select five courses for a total of 15 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 two courses for a total of 6 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 E704 Final Concentration Project
  • E704 Epidemiology Final Concentration Project ( 3 credits)

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.