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2016-2017 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) 
  May 22, 2024
2016-2017 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) [Archived Catalog]

Epidemiology, M.S.P.H.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to calculate and interpret measures of association.
  • Students will differentiate between common epidemiologic study designs.
  • Students will describe the roles of history, power, privilege and structural inequality in producing health disparities.
  • Students will explain how the findings of a program evaluation can be used.
  • Students will explain how individuals, social networks, organizations, and communities may be viewed as systems in the analysis of public health problems.
  • Students will understand basic ethical principles pertaining to public health research and practice.
  • Students will demonstrate their research capabilities by designing a research project which is presented orally in class.
  • Students will write an abstract of sufficient quality for submission to a professional meeting.
  • Students will create and manipulate datasets and analyze data using appropriate statistical methods and software packages.
  • Students will demonstrate proficiency in creating tables and reports using appropriate software packages.
  • Students will correctly interpret results from statistical analyses.

Degree Requirements (43 Hours)

School of Public Health Core (3 hours)

Major Courses (9 hours)

Elective (3 hours)

  • Electives may be chosen from courses in the University that support the overall educational goals of the student. Typically, the elective course is chosen from the list of EPID courses, in addition to the two major courses.  The Faculty Advisor must approve all elective courses.

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