College of Public Health students graduating

Epidemiology Concentration

Concentration Competencies

  • Assess public health problems in terms of magnitude, person, time and place.
  • Evaluate the strengths and limitations of epidemiologic reports.
  • Identify basic ethical and legal principles pertaining to the collection, maintenance, use and dissemination of epidemiologic data.
  • Identify the principles and limitations of public health screening programs.

Area of Concentration Courses

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
  Area Requirements  
CPH 712 Advanced Epidemiology 3
CPH 630 Biostatistics II 3
  Electives (3 Courses Required) Courses beyond the 3 required electives may be used as electives  
CPH 610 Injury Epidemiology 3
CPH 612 Infectious Disease Epidemiology 3
CPH 613 Molecular Epidemiology, Cancer Prevention and Control 3
CPH 614 Managerial Epidemiology 3
CPH 615 Cancer Epidemiology 3
CPH 617 Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology 3
CPH 662 Public Health Response to Terrorism and Disasters 3
CPH 711 Chronic Disease Epidemiology 3
CPH 718 Special Topics: Decision-Making in Health and Medicine 3
CPH 718 Special Topics: Epidemiology of Healthcare Assoc Infections 3
CPH 718 Special Topics: Pharmacoepidemiology 3
CPH 718 Special Topics: Social Epidemiology 3
CPH 718 Special Topics: Women’s Health Epidemiology 3
CPH 718 Special Topics: Maternal and Child Health Info and Data Sys 3
  Additional Electives That May Be Valuable  
CPH 664 Biostatistics in Clinical Trials 3
CPH 631 Design and Analysis of Health Surveys 3