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Degree Options:

2-Year MPH

The resources of the Division of Epidemiology and the Division of Biostatistics in the School of Public Health combine to offer a curricular track directed toward acquiring proficiency in both biostatistics and epidemiology. Training emphasizes development of skills applicable to the study of the occurrence and distribution of disease, focusing on determining the impact and magnitude of disease frequency so that effective control measures can be designed. Areas of study include investigation of the natural history and clinical course of disease, as well as the study of statistical methods used to identify and evaluate risk factors associated with disease outcomes.

2-year MPH in Epidemiology/Biostatistics



Graduates are qualified for positions in federal, state, and local health departments as well as a variety of positions in academic research and in the private medical and health care fields. Some go on to pursue doctoral studies in epidemiology or biostatistics.