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Arnold School of Public Health

MS in Epidemiology

The Master of Science program focuses on the development of research skills necessary for the study of the factors which influence the public’s health. Students whose long-term academic goal is to pursue a doctoral degree should enroll in the MS degree program. Our graduates pursue a variety of careers, including positions within state and county health departments, for-profit and non-profit companies, and academic institutions.


School of Public Health Core Requirements (3 Credit Hours)

PUBH 700     (3)       Perspectives in Public Health

Department Core Requirements (22 Credit Hours)

BIOS 701       (3)       Concepts and Methods in Biostatistics

EPID 701       (3)       Concepts and Methods in Epidemiology

BIOS 757       (3)       Intermediate Biometrics

BIOS 709       (1)       Introduction to SAS

BIOS 714       (1)       Working with Databases in Public Health

BIOS 719       (1)       Advanced SAS Methods in Public Health

EPID 741       (3)       Intermediate Epidemiologic Methods

EPID 721       (2)       Clinical and Population Research Protocol Development and Implementation

EPID 722       (2)       Scientific Writing and Appraisal of Epidemiologic Studies

BIOS 754       (3)       Discrete Data Analysis

Major Requirements (9 Credit Hours)

EPID 788       (3)       Practical Methods for Secondary Data Analysis

Two other Epidemiology classes from the course listing

Elective (3 Credit Hours)

Must be approved by an academic advisor

Thesis (6 Credit Hours)

EPID 799       (6)       Thesis Preparation

Total: 43 Credit Hours

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