About the Department

Course Overview

The Department of Epidemiology offers a total of 70 courses; ranging from Introductory and Advanced courses in Epidemiologic Methods to seminar series and courses related to all 12 substantive areas. Substantive courses in the department consist of a wide range of topics such as Cancer Epidemiology, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Reproductive Epidemiology and Cardiovascular Epidemiology.

Degrees Offered

Master of Public Health 45 credit | Online
Master of Science 42.5 credit | Summer Only

Master of Science 42.5 credit | Academic Year
Master of Science 80 credit | Epidemiology
Master of Science 80 credit | Computational Biology and Quantitative Genetics
PhD in Population Health Sciences

Epi Lunch_32Faculty & Academic Appointments

45 Primary Faculty – 15 Tenured
7 Primary Associate/Assistant
57 Secondary Appointments
36 Adjunct

Student Information

1 Doctor of Science
64 Doctor of Philosophy-Epidemiology
69 Master of Science (2-year)
9 Master of Science (1-year) -Academic Year
29 Master of Science- Summers-only
107 Master of Public Health- Epidemiology

Major Research Areas

Cancer Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention
Cardiovascular Epidemiology
Clinical Epidemiology
Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
Epidemiologic Methods
Epidemiology of Aging
Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Genetic Epidemiology and Statistical Genetics
Neuro-Psychiatric Epidemiology
Nutritional Epidemiology
Reproductive, Perinatal, and Pediatric Epidemiology

Student Breakfast_16Major Programs, Centers, & Affiliations

Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics (CCDD) 
Global Initiative for Neuropsychiatric Genetics Education in Research (GINGER)
Human Immunomics Initiative
Program in Genetic Epidemiology and Statistical Genetics (PGSG)
Program in Cardiovascular Epidemiology
Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS)