The field of epidemiology is defined as the study of the distribution and determinants of disease in populations, with an 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 diseases.
Effective Fall 2017
|ERHS 505||Publishing in Epidemiology and Public Health||1|
|ERHS 532||Epidemiologic Methods||3|
|ERHS 534||SAS and Epidemiologic Data Management||3|
|ERHS 535||R Programming for Research||3|
|ERHS 640||Advanced Epidemiology||3|
|ERHS 642||Applied Logistic Regression||3|
|ERHS 658||Environmental/Occupational Epidemiology||3|
|ERHS 693A||Research Seminar: Epidemiology||2|
|STAT 511A||Design and Data Analysis for Researchers I: R Software||4|
|or STAT 511B||Design and Data Analysis for Researchers I: SAS Software|
|ERHS 799||Dissertation 2||1-18|
|Total program credits||72|
A minimum of 72 credits are required.
Requires approval by graduate advisor and graduate advisory committee.
Minimum of 12 credits. Use dissertation credits to bring total program credits to 72.