Official transcripts reflecting an earned bachelor’s degree, with a 3.0 or higher grade point average for the last 60 undergraduate or the last 18 graduate/post-baccalaureate credit hours completed.
Foreign Transcripts: Official transcripts or mark sheets of college level work not in English or in the standard U.S. grading scale must be sent to a credential evaluation service for translation.
Transcripts must carry the signature of a responsible official in which the work was done and the seal of that institution, or must be certified true copies of the original records. If transcripts do not show the degree earned and the date on which it was conferred, official degree statements must also be provided
Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores taken within the last five years.
Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references.
A resume reflecting one or more years of work/volunteer history related to health and/or human services.
A one-page personal statement.
Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores are required of all applicants whose primary language is not English or whose undergraduate degree is from a college or university outside of the United States.
Epidemiology Concentration Prerequisites:
- The student must have received the equivalent of a grade of B or better in a statistics course, differential calculus, integral calculus, algebra or a more advanced mathematics course taken within five years of program application.
|CPH 500||FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC HEALTH||3|
|CPH 504||EPIDEMIOLOGY IN PUBLIC HLTH||3|
|CPH 514||PLANNING AND EVALUATION||3|
|CPH 539||PUBLIC HEALTH: LEADERSHIP & ADVOCACY||3|
|CPH 621||APPLIED EPIDEMIOLOGY||3|
|CPH 628||EPIDEMIOLOGIC METHODS||3|
|CPH 650||BIOSTATISTICS II||3|
|CPH 651||INTRODUCTION TO SAS PROGRAMMING||3|
|SELECTIVES (1 GE AND 1 ID)||6|
|General Epidemiology (GE)|
|CHRONIC DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY|
|HEALTH INFORMATION AND SURVEILLANCE FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE|
|EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: PREVENTION|
|EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: PROTECTION|
|EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: RESPONSE|
|EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: RESPOND & RECOVERY|
|EPIDEMIOLOGIC METHODS IN APPLIED CLINICAL GENETICS|
|Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ID)|
|INFECTIOUS DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY: THEORY AND METHODS|
|SERVICE LEARNING/CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE|
|CPH 528||SERVICE LEARNING FOR MPH||3|
|CPH 529||CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE||3|
|Total Credit Hours||42|
- Problem Conceptualization
- Conceptualize epidemiologic research questions and hypotheses.
- Apply principles of causal inference to epidemiologic data.
- Review and critique published epidemiologic studies.
- Identify key sources of surveillance data.
- Compute epidemiologic measures using surveillance data.
- Use surveillance data to answer an epidemiologic question.
- Study Design
- Choose a study design appropriate for a particular epidemiologic question.
- Design an appropriate, scientifically sound study.
- Data Analysis and Interpretation
- Identify and interpret key study results.
- Select appropriate statistical methods for analysis of epidemiologic data.
- Identify potential sources and effects of bias in epidemiologic studies.
- Apply methods to minimize sources of bias in epidemiologic study results.
- Dissemination of Study Findings
- Communicate epidemiologic information to lay and professional audiences.