Applied Epidemiology (online) (Z152)

Graduate Certificate Program
School of Public Health


The educational objective of the proposed Post-Baccalaureate Certificate of Professional Studies in Applied Epidemiology is to train working professionals in the field of Epidemiology. This certificate provides working professionals the opportunity to learn the concepts necessary to improve their understanding of epidemiologic methods and principles and apply them in real-world practice. It covers epidemiologic study design, disease investigation and measures, identification and control of biases (information bias, selection bias, and confounding effect), effect assessment (measure of associations, interaction effort, and mediation effect), and control of epidemics.


Xin He, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
2234 School of Public Health Building
4200 Valley Drive
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Telephone: 301.405.2551


Type of Applicant Fall Deadline Spring Deadline
Domestic Applicants
US Citizens and Permanent Residents
International Applicants
F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas; A,E,G,H,I and L visas and immigrants