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.


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


Ivy Chen
Pam Factor-Litvak
Megan Hall
Haomiao Jia
Thelma Mielenz
Stephen Morse
Joyce Pressley
Chloe Teasdale
Parisa Tehranifar
Mary Beth Terry
Naitee Ting