Curriculum

The Epidemiology MPH curriculum includes epidemiology, biostatistics, public health core courses, and basic science courses to provide you with a foundation in research methodology and design. Through elective credits students explore related health science or statistical topics that enable students to develop a specialty emphasis in either specific public health topics (such as cancer, cardiovascular health, infectious disease, or reproductive health) or methodological areas.

Choose from two Epidemiology MPH programs:

  • Standard Program: 48 credits over 24 months (includes 38 credits of required coursework and 10 credits of electives)
  • Accelerated Program: 42 credits (includes 34 credits of required coursework and 8 credits of electives) Available to students who have completed an MD, DDS, DVM, or PhD in a related field.

Students enrolled Fall 2018 or later

The School of Public Health has revised their curriculum across programs and divisions, in order to meet the new guidelines issued by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). Students who enroll in Fall 2018 or later will meet the following revised curriculum:

2018-2019 Epidemiology MPH Curriculum Information (PDF)

2018-2019 Epidemiology MPH Student Guidebook (PDF)

2018-2019 SPH-wide Guidebook (PDF)

Students enrolled prior to Fall 2018

Students who enrolled prior to Fall 2018 should follow the requirements that were in place at the time. Please refer to curriculum information in the student guidebook according to the year of your enrollment.

SPH Student Guidebooks Archive

Contact the EpiCH Student Services at epichstu@umn.edu should you have any questions.

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