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 630 Biostatistics II 3
CPH 712 Advanced Epidemiology 3
  Research Methods (1 Course Required)  
  Please see your advisor for a list of courses 3
  Electives (3 Courses Required)  
Courses beyond the 3 required electives may be used as research 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 713 Pharmacoepidemiology 3
CPH 714 Maternal and Child Health Info and Data Systems 3
CPH 715 Perinatel Epidemiology 3
CPH 718 Special Topics (most sections, see advisor for approval) 3
Biostatistics course that may be used as Epidemiology electives
CPH 631 Design and Analysis of Health Surveys 3
CPH 664 Biostatistics in Clinical Trials 3