Graduate Minor in Epidemiology

The Graduate Minor in Epidemiology is designed for students in non-epidemiology master’s degree programs at the University of Minnesota. Students in a master’s degree program who want epidemiologic methods training can declare the Epidemiology Master’s Level Minor.  The minor requires a total of 8 credits as listed below and all courses toward the minor must be taken for A/F grading option.

For further information on the master’s level Epidemiology Minor contact Shelley Cooksey, Student Advising Manager, at cooks001@umn.edu

Declaring a Minor

The process to declare a minor is based on specific criteria.
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Program Requirements

PUBH 6341 – Epidemiologic Methods I (3.0 cr) OR PUBH 6320 – Fundamentals of Epidemiology (3.0 cr with a grade of A- or above)

PUBH 6342 – Epidemiologic Methods II (3.0 cr) [prerequisite is PubH 6341 Epi Methods I OR PubH 6320 Fundamentals of Epidemiology AND PubH 6414 Biostatistical Literacy OR PubH 6450 Biostatistics I]]

Take 2 or more credit(s) from the following:

  • PUBH 6381 – Genetics in Public Health (2.0 cr)
  • PUBH 6385 – Epidemiology and Control of Infectious Diseases (2.0 cr) [prerequisite is PubH 6341 Epi Methods I OR PubH 6320 Fundamentals of Epidemiology]
  • PUBH 6386 – Public Health Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease (2.0 cr) [prerequisite is PubH 6341 Epi Methods I OR PubH 6320 Fundamentals of Epidemiology]
  • PUBH 6387 – Cancer Epidemiology (2.0 cr) [prerequisite is PubH 6341 Epi Methods I OR PubH 6320 Fundamentals of Epidemiology]
  • PUBH 6389 – Nutritional Epidemiology (2.0 cr) [prerequisite is PubH 6341 Epi Methods I OR PubH 6320 Fundamentals of Epidemiology]
  • PUBH 6605 – Reproductive and Perinatal Health (2.0 cr)

 

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