MPH in Epidemiology

MPH – Epidemiology

The Master of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology provides a balance of academic theory and real world experience, ensuring students are prepared for a career in public health. The principles and methods of epidemiology constitute a foundation essential for policy development related to surveillance activities and prevention strategies.

Students in both the in-person and online MPH in Epidemiology programs will learn how to design and conduct studies, analyze data, and present findings in a variety of formats and for diverse audiences, as well as how to integrate the social, biological, environmental and analytic approaches to understanding determinants of health in populations. 

Interested in the Online MPH in Epidemiology?

Develop the expertise needed to take the next step in your public health career. Enroll now in the online MPH in Epidemiology. You can complete the 45-credit degree from anywhere while making connections around the globe. 

Haleigh Kampman

All of my professors have encouraged me to do my best and want to see their students succeed.

Haleigh Kampman, MPH Class of '17


The Epidemiology department is comprised of a renowned, award-winning and connected international faculty. Our faculty members have expertise in cancer epidemiology and cancer prevention, cardiovascular disease epidemiology, metabolic disease epidemiology, clinical epidemiology, infectious disease epidemiology, injury epidemiology, genetic and molecular epidemiology, nutritional epidemiology and pharmacoepidemiology.

Epidemiology Faculty

Curriculum (In-Person and Online)

All MPH candidates must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 45 credits. For those pursuing the Epidemiology concentration, the curriculum includes required core courses, Epidemiology courses, and elective courses. In addition, each student must complete an internship and a final concentration project. 


The MPH in Epidemiology focuses on six core competencies that serve as a measure of growth and criteria for assessment. 

Epidemiology Concentration Competencies


Students may start the MPH program in either the Fall or Spring semester. The application deadlines are:

To Begin in the Fall (Online and In-Person)
  • U.S Application Deadline: August 1
  • International Application Deadline: April 1

To Begin in the Spring (Online and In-Person)
  • U.S Application Deadline: November 1
  • International Application Deadline: September 15