This is the first version of the 2023–24 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.
The graduate Certificate in Emerging Infectious Disease Epidemiology requires 12–13 s.h. of graduate credit. Students must complete the certificate's required coursework within five years of entering the program and must maintain a grade-point average of at least 2.75 in work toward the certificate. 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.
The certificate program 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.
The Certificate in Emerging Infectious Disease Epidemiology requires the following coursework.
|Both of these:|
|EPID:5580||Public Health Laboratory Techniques||1|
|One of these:|
|EPID:5590||Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (when offered)||2|
|EPID:6550||Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases (offered fall semesters)||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|
For more information about the program, visit the Certificate in Emerging Infectious Disease Epidemiology on the Department of Epidemiology website.
Applications are only being accepted from current University of Iowa degree-seeking graduate students.
Applicants to the certificate program must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and must have a grade-point average of at least 2.75 (or international equivalent). For more information about how to apply, visit Certificate in Emerging Infectious Disease Epidemiology on the Department of Epidemiology website.