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Department of Epidemiology
Global Health Epidemiology/International Health
Master's of Public Health
The MPH in Global Health Epidemiology/International Health Epidemiology aims to provide its graduates with the technical skills to work as epidemiologists in any setting, domestic or overseas. It is earned in a 60-hour sequence of courses that are typically finished after 4 terms (2 years). The program is interdisciplinary and provides training in both the health-sciences and social-sciences. The department has major research collaborations in Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Ghana, Guatemala, India, and Malawi. Topics related to these collaborations include: cancer, chronic disease, drug-resistance, nutritional determinants of maternal/child health, reproductive health, social determinants of health, urban health, vaccine surveillance, water-borne and vector-borne diseases. Internship opportunities are also available in many other countries across the globe.
Applicants to the program should hold a bachelor's degree with a major in biology or a related area such as premedical or pre-dental studies, nursing, zoology, or microbiology. Those with a major in mathematics, chemistry or in the social sciences such as psychology, sociology, or anthropology will also be considered.
There are three major areas in the Global Health Epidemiology/International Health M.P.H. curriculum:
Graduation requirements for all M.P.H. programs can be viewed by visiting the M.P.H. Graduation Requirements page.
Information on the M.P.H. admissions process can be found at this link: M.P.H. Admissions
Alumni profile: Kristefer Stojanovski, 2013 Epidemiology Graduate