Epidemiology, MS

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  • define the concepts and content of epidemiology;
  • formulate a research hypothesis;
  • determine a study aim, objectives, and appropriate design to address a hypothesis;
  • apply concepts of ethics to research practice;
  • develop study procedures and data collection instruments for conducting a study;
  • collect data and manage data quality;
  • use existing databases to provide supportive data to address a research question;
  • analyze data for a research study; and
  • compose an understandable and presentable report of research results.