Epidemiology, Doctor of Philosophy Graduate Studies

Graduate Study

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

Graduate Advisors

Christopher Barker, (Population Health & Reproduction), Beatriz Martinez Lopez (Medicine & Epidemiology), Lihong Qi (Public Health Sciences)

Required Courses

Prerequisite Courses
Prerequisites may be taken concurrently with required courses below.
Choose a series:6-8
Short Calculus
and Short Calculus
and Calculus
STA 106Applied Statistical Methods: Analysis of Variance4
STA 108Applied Statistical Methods: Regression Analysis4
Prerequisite Courses Subtotal14-16
Required Courses
EPI 202Quantitative Epidemiology I: Probability5
EPI 203Quantitative Epidemiology II: Statistical Inference4
EPI 204Quantitative Epidemiology III: Statistical Models4
EPI/MPM 205Principles of Epidemiology4
EPI/MPM 206Epidemiologic Study Design4
EPI/SPH 207Advanced Epidemiologic Methodology4
EPI 208Analysis & Interpretation of Epidemiologic Data3
EPI 290Seminars in Epidemiology 0.5
Required Courses Subtotal28.5
Related Courses
For additional course work in Epidemiology, see Medicine & Epidemiology (VME), Preventive Veterinary Medicine (MPM), Population Health & Reproduction (PHR), Public Health Sciences (SPH), and Statistics (STA).
Total Units42.5-44.5