The field of epidemiology is defined as the study of the distribution and determinants of disease, injury, and health in populations, with the ultimate goal of disease prevention and control. Epidemiology is one of the core sciences of public health and serves as the foundation for the design and analysis of research studies. The Ph.D. in Environmental Health, Epidemiology Specialization offers both theoretical knowledge and applied experiences in epidemiology, with a focus on quantitative methods. The skills and knowledge gained in the program can be applied to a broad range of risk factors and health outcomes.
Effective Fall 2023
|ERHS 501||Biological Basis of Public Health||2|
|ERHS 520||Environmental and Occupational Health Issues||3|
|or PBHL 530||Environmental Public Health and Policy|
|ERHS 532||Epidemiologic Methods||3|
|or PBHL 570||Epidemiology for Public Health|
|ERHS 535||R Programming for Research||3|
|ERHS 573||Design and Conduct of Epidemiologic Research||2|
|ERHS 640||Advanced Epidemiology Methods I||3|
|ERHS 658||Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology||2|
|ERHS 693A||Research Seminar: Epidemiology 1||3|
|ERHS 732||Advanced Epidemiological Analysis||2|
|ERHS 740||Advanced Epidemiology Methods II||3|
|ERHS 750||Grant Writing for Environmental Health||2|
|ERHS 760||Interpreting Epidemiologic Evidence||2|
|ERHS 784||Supervised College Teaching||1|
|ERHS 799||Dissertation 2||21-27|
|Statistics courses at the 500-level or above 3||8|
|Program Total Credits:||72|
A minimum of 72 credits are required to complete this program.
ERHS 693A should be taken three times for a total of 3 credits.
Minimum of 21 dissertation credits and 6 elective credits; additional credits in these categories can be used to meet the 72-credit minimum required for the program.
Requires approval by advisor.