The graduate certificate program in emerging infectious disease epidemiology provides basic information and training related to infectious diseases. It is designed for a broad range of individuals, including graduate students, international public health professionals, laboratory professionals, physicians, nurses, veterinarians, and medical technologists.
At this time, applications are only being accepted from current University of Iowa degree-seeking graduate students.
The certificate requires 12-13 s.h. of graduate credit. Three of the required courses must be completed on campus: EPID:5570 Zoonotic Diseases, EPID:5580 Public Health Laboratory Techniques, and EPID:5590 Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology or EPID:6550 Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases. The remaining courses may be completed on campus or by distance education.
Students must complete the certificate's required course work within five years of entering the program and must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.75 in work toward the certificate.
The Certificate in Emerging Infectious Disease Epidemiology requires the following course work.
|Both of these:|
|EPID:5580||Public Health Laboratory Techniques||1|
|One of these:|
|EPID:5590||Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology||2|
|EPID:6550||Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases||3|
|Two of these:|
|BIOS:4120||Introduction to Biostatistics||3|
|EPID:4400||Epidemiology I: Principles||3|
|EPID:5550||Diagnostic Microbiology for Epidemiology||3|
|OEH:4240||Global Environmental Health||3|
Applicants to the certificate program must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and must have a g.p.a. of at least 2.75 (or international equivalent). For more information about the program and how to apply, visit the Certificate in Emerging Infectious Disease Epidemiology web page.