Master's of Public Health (MPH) with a Concentration in Epidemiology

The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree with a concentration in epidemiology provides rigorous theoretical and practical training for the prevention of acute and chronic diseases. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to conduct applied epidemiological work related to disease monitoring, study and prevention.

The MPH is a professional degree that entails a two-year, 45-credit program geared toward public health practice: core courses (15 credits), epidemiology concentration courses (15 credits), electives (9 credits), practicum (3 credits) and integrative seminar/integrative learning experience (3 credits).


  • PHC 6000 EPI I: Introduction to Public Health Epidemiology
  • PHC 6013 EPI II: Observational Study Designs
  • PHC 6003: Chronic Disease Epidemiology

MPH EPI Accelerated One-Year Program Exceptional candidates may be recommended for a one-year MPH, concentration in epidemiology (accelerated track). The accelerated track offers an opportunity to study full-time and complete the MPH in just 12 months. The program is designed for students who are typically transitioning to medical, dental or nursing school upon graduation.

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