The Executive MS in Epidemiology is designed to provide working professionals with the additional knowledge, skills, and credentials they need to advance in their career or pursue a new direction.
Executive MS students gain a command of major concepts and techniques in epidemiology and a solid foundation in biostatistics. They acquire the skills needed to develop testable hypotheses and design research projects, from clinical trials to broad population studies.
The rigorous research degree program is designed for highly motivated professionals working in health departments, academia, pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, or other healthcare settings.
Weekend Schedule for Busy Professionals
With a weekend class schedule, the program is tailored to accommodate the professional and family obligations of working students:
Classes meet one long weekend per month (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) for 20 months, divided into five semesters.
Faculty advisors offer office hours on the weekends that classes meet and are readily available by phone or email on weekdays throughout the month.
Between program weekends, virtual office hours/review sessions are scheduled weekly for each course.