Epidemiology, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
The PhD in Epidemiology requires a minimum of 64 credits beyond the master’s degree in epidemiology or public health, including 12 credits of EPIB899. Students are also required to complete a minimum of 12 credits in a specialization cognate area, included in the 64 credit total. There is an additional 13 credits of prerequisite courses that must be completed during the doctoral program or prior to admission. Students who have not taken the prerequisites would complete a total of 77 credits.
Advance to Candidacy: In addition to the course requirements below, students admitted to the Ph.D. program advance to candidacy by passing a written comprehensive examination with an oral defense.
Post-Candidacy: After advancement to candidacy, students must complete a dissertation proposal and oral defense, followed by successful completion of the doctoral dissertation and oral defense.
|SPHL602||Foundations of Epidemiology and Biostatistics||4|
|EPIB651||Applied Regression Analysis||3|
|EPIB697||Public Health Data Management||3|
|SPHL600||Foundations of Public Health||3|
|EPIB612||Epidemiologic Study Design||3|
|EPIB620||Chronic Disease Epidemiology||3|
|or EPIB621||Infectious Disease Epidemiology|
|EPIB652||Categorical Data Analysis||3|
|EPIB653||Applied Survival Data Analysis||3|
|or EPIB655||Longitudinal Data Analysis|
|EPIB710||Grantsmanship for Epidemiologic Research||3|
|EPIB740||Advanced Methods in Epidemiology||3|
|EPIB788||Critical Readings in Epidemiology and Biostatistics||3|
|Complete minimum of 12 credits in a specialization cognate area||12|
|Dissertation Research Requirement|
|EPIB899||Doctoral Dissertation Research||12|