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Master of Public Health 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.

Get the MPH EPI Accelerated One-Year Program Advising Sheet.

Courses

PREFIX

COURSE DESCRIPTION

HOURS

TERM

PHC 6000

Epidemiology I: Introduction to Public Health Epidemiology

3

Fall

PHC 6002

 

Infectious Disease Epidemiology

3

Fall

PHC 6003

       OR PHC 6008

Chronic Disease Epidemiology

 

Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology

3

Fall

PHC 6052

Biostatistics I

3

Fall

PHC 6102

Introduction to Public Health Policy and Management

3

Fall

 

PREFIX

COURSE DESCRIPTION

HOURS

TERM

PHC 6013

  Epidemiology II:

  Observational   Design 

3

Spring

PHC 6016

Or

PHC 6441

Social Epidemiology

Or

Epidemiology of Health Disparities

3

Spring

PHC

6091  

Biostatistics II

3

Spring

PHC 6315

Introduction to Environmental Health

3

Spring

PHC 6410

Health Behavior and Public Health

3

Spring

 

PREFIX

COURSE DESCRIPTION

HOURS

TERM

PHC 6251

Disaster   and Emergency Epidemiology (or another elective)

3

Summer

PHC 6009

 Epidemiology of AIDS

(or another elective)

3

Summer

PHC 6536

Health Demography

(or another elective)

3

Summer

PHC 6945*

 

Practicum in Public Health
(200 hours of practicum)

3

Summer

PHC 6930C

Integrative Seminar in Public Health

3

Summer

*Students with 3 or more years of practical experience in the PH field may apply for a waiver of PHC 6945 with the Practicum Coordinator.  If approved, the student must complete 3 additional credits of PH coursework AND PHC 6930C.

Graduation requirements

  1. Satisfy all University requirements for Master of Public Health in Epidemiology.
  2. Complete a minimum of 45 semester hours of graduate-level coursework in an approved program.
  3. Earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 in all coursework completed.
  4. Resolve incomplete grades prior to graduation. Resolve failing grades of required coursework prior to graduation.
  5. Meet with Academic Advisor each semester (Departmental graduation requirement).
  6. Apply for graduation online at my.fiu.edu. (See Univ. Grad Catalog for most current deadlines).
  7. Complete Robert Stempel School of Public Health Exit Survey prior to graduation.
  8. All work applicable to the degree must be completed within six years of first enrollment in the master’s program.