Students admitted to the Master of Public Health in Epidemiology Fall 2018 and later will complete 45 credit hours of coursework. The course of study includes 12 elective credit hours, 4 credit hours of an internship and 3 credit hours of a capstone project. The program can be completed on either a full or part-time basis with most classes offered in the later afternoon and evening. All requirements must be met and the degree awarded within five years following the date of entrance into the program.

 

 

Credits

Credit

Required MPH Core

(14 credits) 

SPLH 601 Foundations of  Public Health

1

SPHL 602 Foundations of Epidemiology and Biostatistics 4

SPHL 603 Applied Data Laboratory

1

SPHL 610 Program Planning and Evaluation

5

SPHL 611 Public Health Ethics

1

SPHL 620 Leadership in Public Health

2

Required Cognate Area 

(12 credits)

EPIB 611 Intermediate Epidemiology

3

EPIB 651 Biostatistics II 3
EPIB 612 Epidemiologic Study Design 3
EPIB 697 Public Health Data Management 3

Electives

(12 credits)

4 Courses Selected with Advisement 12

Capstone

(7 credits)

EPIB 778  Internship in Public Health

4

EPIB 786 Capstone Project in Public Health

3

 

Total Credits in the MPH Epidemiology Program

45

 

Admitted Fall 2016 or earlier

  Course Title Credits

MPH Core

EPIB 610  Foundations of Epidemiology

3

EPIB 650  Biostatistics I

3

HLSA 601  Introduction to Health Systems

3

HLTH 665  Health Behavior I

3

MIEH 600  Foundations of Environmental Health

3

Cognate Area

EPIB 611  Intermediate Epidemiology

3

EPIB 612  Epidemiologic Study Design

3

EPIB 620  Chronic Disease Epidemiology

3

EPIB 622  Social Determinants of Health

3

EPIB 641  Public Health and Research Ethics

1

EPIB 651  Biostatistics II

3

Electives with Advisement*

3/6

Capstone

EPIB 785  Internship in Public Health

3

EPIB 786 Capstone Project in Public Health (3 credits) or

EPIB 799 Thesis (6 credits)*

3/6

 

Total Credits in the Epidemiology MPH Program

43

*EPIB 786 is 3 credits which allows students to take 2 elective courses. EPIB799 is 6 credits and allows for only 1 elective course.

Admitted Fall 2017

 

Course Title

Credits

Required MPH Core

(15 credits) 

EPIB 610  Foundations of Epidemiology

3

EPIB 650  Biostatistics I

3

HLSA 601  Introduction to Health Systems

3

HLTH 665  Health Behavior I

3

MIEH 600  Foundations of Environmental Health

3

Required Cognate Area

(13 credits)

EPIB 611  Intermediate Epidemiology

3

EPIB 612  Epidemiologic Study Design

3

EPIB 651  Biostatistics II

3

EPIB 697  Public Health Data Management 3

EPIB 641  Public Health and Research Ethics

1

Electives

(9 credits)

Selected with Advisement 9

Capstone

(6 credits)

EPIB 785  Internship in Public Health

3

EPIB 786 Capstone Project in Public Health

3

 

Total Credits in the Epidemiology MPH Program

43