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Graduate Study. The Graduate Group in Epidemiology offers programs of study and research leading to the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Areas of emphasis include environmental/occupational epidemiology; infectious disease epidemiology; zoonotic and vector-borne diseases; epidemiologic methods and biostatistics; health services and health economics; nutritional epidemiology; reproductive, perinatal, developmental and pediatric epidemiology; wildlife epidemiology; and social and behavioral epidemiology. For detailed information regarding the program, address the chairperson of the group or see the website.

Graduate Advisers. Diana Cassady (Department of Public Health Sciences), Janet Foley (Medicine and Epidemiology), Lynette Hart (Population Health and Reproduction), Lihong Qi (Public Health Sciences), and William Reisen (Center for Vectorborne Diseases)

Required Courses for the Program

Prerequisite Courses. Prerequisites may be taken concurrently with required courses below.

Mathematics 16A-16B or 21A-21B

Statistics 102, 106, and 108, or Preventive Veterinary Medicine 402, 403

Required Courses. These courses are required of all students in the program; M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. These requirements cannot be waived and must be met before a student’s Qualifying Examination.

Epidemiology 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208 and 290

One course from: Population Health and Reproduction 202 or Statistics 144

Related Courses. For additional course work in Epidemiology, please see Medicine and Epidemiology, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Population Health and Reproduction, Public Health Sciences, and Statistics.

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Updated: November 21, 2017 12:17 PM