Master of Public Health in Epidemiology
Sample MPH-EPI Curriculum (Minimum 48 credit hours)
Students in joint concentrations will have a curriculum that varies from the one below.
MPH Core Curriculum
The minimum total credit-hours required is 48.
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Faculty members discuss Epidemiology at SLU
The Master of Public Health in Epidemiology prepares students to study the determinants of disease and its risk factors in populations.
Students who graduate with this degree are well-prepared for professional roles as project managers, study coordinators and directors of outcomes research in a variety of settings such as health departments, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hospitals and health systems.
Joint Concentration Options
Students can combine two concentrations, allowing them to expand their knowledge in both areas. The joint concentration options (minimum total credit hours required is 54) for Epidemiology are:
- Behavioral Science and Health Education
- Biosecurity and Disaster Preparedness
- Environmental and Occupational Health
- Health Management and Policy
- Maternal and Child Health
SLU graduates are employed all over the nation and internationally in a wide variety of settings and positions. Some of the career paths in epidemiology include:
- Public Health Epidemiologist
- Epidemiology Intelligence Officer
- Health Data Analyst
Faculty and Research
Our faculty are internationally recognized as leaders in the field of epidemiology and have active research in areas such as:
- Global Health
- Exposure Assessment
- Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution
- Cancer Epidemiology
For the concentration in Epidemiology, applicants should preferably hold a bachelor's degree in a biomedical or social science.
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Applications are now being accepted for the fall semester. If you're ready to get started, apply now.