In the Department of Epidemiology, our focus is on innovative interdisciplinary research that brings a broad cells-to-society approach to questions about population health. 

Degree Programs

Offering an MPH, MS, DrPH and PhD, we train the next generation of epidemiologists for meaningful careers in quantitative population health science and public health practice.

Training Programs

Doctoral training programs address a diverse range of health domains and epidemiological methods.

Executive MS Program

The Executive MS degree provides working health professionals with the knowledge, skills, and credentials needed to engage in rigorous population health research.

EPIC Summer Institute

The Epidemiology and Population Health Summer Institute at Columbia University provides opportunities to gain foundational knowledge and applied skills in 3 formats: weeklong classroom-based courses, 1–2 day workshops, and online courses available anywhere.

The 2x2 Project

The 2x2 project provides “health beyond the headlines” with public health news, analysis, and commentary. 

Epidemiology Centers

Department faculty lead, co-lead, or partner with a wide range of renowned research centers and programs.