MPH in Epidemiology

Study the principles and methods of 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. 

Jobs outlook

$78,830Median pay, 2022

30%Job growth outlook 2020-30

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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.

Meet the epidemiology faculty

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.


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

View the epidemiology concentration competencies



Learn what you must complete in order to be admitted to this degree program.

View the admissions criteria

Still have questions

Our graduate advisor, Cher Pearcy, is available to meet with you virtually or in-person. Contact Cher at