Epidemiology Concentration Requirements

Core courses (15 credits):

  • Environmental Health (3 credits) MPBH 401
  • Epidemiology I (3 credits) CRME 410
    or Introduction to Epidemiology (3 credits) MPBH 403
  • Biostatistics I (3 credits) CRME 420
    or Biostatistics for the Biomedical Sciences (3 credits) MPBH 404
  • Human Behavior in Social Environment (3 credits) SOWK 500
  • Health Policy and Health Systems (3 credits) SOWK 602
    or Public Health Policy: Concepts and Practice (3 credits) MPBH 407

Concentration specific courses (15 credits):

  • Epidemiology II - Advanced (3 credits) CRME 411
  • Biostatistics II (3 credits) CRME 421
  • Research Ethics (3 credits) BEHP 405
  • Grant writing (3 Credit) CRME 431
  • At least one of the following Research Methods selective courses:
    • Clinical Trials (3 Credit) CRME 423
    • Meta-Analysis (3 credits) CRME 424
    • Epidemiology of Obesity (3 credits) MPBH 413
    • Geographic Information Systems (3 credits) UNIV 410
    • Social Epidemiology (3 credits) MPBH 495
    • The Epidemiology of Obesity(3 credits) MPBH 413
    • Chronic Disease (3 credits) MPBH 495

Students must complete at least 9 elective credits apart from the required core and program specific courses. Students may take multiple Research Methods selective courses if they choose. Students may elect to enroll in courses among, or within, a variety of topical areas, including law, policy, social determinants of health, and research including but not limited to:

  • Cancer Prevention (3 credits) MPBH 495
  • Global Health (Epidemiology) (3 credits) MPBH 495
  • Infection and Control in an Era of Biological and Chemical Threat (3 credits) CMAN 507
  • Host Defense for Infection Prevention (3 credits) CMAN 411
  • Methods for Infection Prevention-theory (3 credits) CMAN 412
  • Methods for Infection Prevention-methods (3 credits) CMAN 416
  • Medical Sociology (3 credits) SOC 580
  • Child/Family Health (3 credits) MCN 401
  • Cultural Competence in Healthcare (3 credits) BEHP 418 (hybrid course)
  • Public Health Law: Theories and Cases (3 credits) MPBH 495
  • Health Policy and Health Care Delivery (3 credits) CMAN 435
  • Public Health and Law (2 credits) LAW 917
  • Health Program Planning and Evaluation (3 credits) CMAN 434

Practicum and Culminating Experience (3 credits):

  • Practicum (1 credit) MPBH 410
  • Capstone (2 credits) MPBH 411