Curriculum

The Executive MS in Epidemiology is based around three objectives:

  1. Concepts: Develop a command of the major concepts and techniques of epidemiology as well as a solid grounding in biostatistics.
  2. Methods: Acquire the knowledge and skills needed to develop testable hypotheses and to design research projects, from clinical trials to broad population studies.
  3. Application: Take a research-based thesis project from hypothesis to data analysis and application in the real world.

Courses

Semester 1

  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Introduction to Biostatistics

Semester 2

  • Epidemiology II: Design and Conduct of Observational Epidemiology
  • Application of Epidemiologic Research Methods I Using Statistical Analysis Software

Semester 3

  • Analysis of Categorical Data
  • Presentation and Visualization of Epidemiological Data

Semester 4

  • Epidemiology III: Applied Epidemiologic Analysis
  • Applied Regression

Semester 5

  • Critical Thinking in Epidemiology
  • Thesis Work

Faculty

Ivy Chen, MST, MPH

Moise Desvarieux, MD, DMM, PhD

Megan Hall, ScD, MS

Teresa Janevic, PhD, MPH

Thelma Mielenz, PT, PhD, MS, OCS

Stephen Morse, PhD

Joyce Pressley, PhD, MPH

Parisa Tehranifar, DrPH

Naitee Ting, PhD