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The Master of Science in Epidemiology includes 34 credits of required coursework. This includes 6 epidemiology (or biostatistics) core methods courses, Ethics (1 credit), 3 elective courses, and thesis research (6 credits). Students will propose their thesis research to their thesis committee in a closed session. They will defend their thesis at completion in a public forum followed by a closed Q & A session with thesis committee members.

Core Courses

PM 401 *

Title: Quantitative Methods in Public Health Res

Credits: 3

OR

BST 463

Title: Intro to Biostatistics

Credits: 3

PM 410 *

Title: Intro to Data Mgmt. & Analysis Using SAS

Credits: 3

PM 413

Title: Field of Epidemiology

Credits: 3

OR

BST 465

Title: Design of Clinical Trials

Credits: 4

PM 415

Title: Principles of Epidemiology

Credits: 3

PM 416

Title: Epidemiological Methods

Credits: 3

 

PM 469 ¥

Title: Multivariable Models for Epi​

Credits: 3

OR

BST 464

Title: Linear Regression

Credits: 4

IND 501

Title: Ethics in Professional Integrity-Clinical

Credits: 1

PM 460

Title: Master’s Essay

Credits: 6

 

IND 501

Title: Ethics in Professional Integrity-Clinical

Credits: 1

Electives

  • 2, 3 credit Epidemiology Electives
  • 1 further Epidemiology Elective or Public Health/Clinical Research Elective

PM 413 *

Title: Field of Epidemiology

Credits: 3

PM 414

Title: History of Epidemiology

Credits: 3

PM 417

Title: Molecular Epidemiology

Credits: 3

PM 418

Title: Cardiovascular Epidemiology

Credits: 3

PM 424

Title: Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Credits: 3

PM 442

Title: Nutritional Epidemiology

Credits: 3

PM 451

Title: Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Credits: 3

PM 466

Title: Cancer Epidemiology

Credits: 3

PM 469 ¥

Title: Multivariable Models for Epidemiology

Credits: 3

PM 470

Credits: 3

Title: Environmental & Occupational Epi

Credits: 3

PM 489

Title: Injury Epi & Emergency Care Res Methods

Credits: 3

 

Public Health/Clinical Research Electives

PM 412

Title: Survey Research

Credits: 3

PM 419

Title: Recruitment and Retention of Human Subjects in Clinical Research

Credits: 3

PM 426

Title: Social & Behavioral Medicine

Credits: 3

PM 445

Title: Intro to Human Services Research and Policy

Credits: 3

BST 465 *

Title: Design of Clinical

Credits: 4

TBD

Title: Other course with approval from advisor

Credits: 3

*If not taken as required course

¥ Introductory courses in Epidemiology and Statistics