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MPH Public Health – Epidemiology

The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is designed to be an interdisciplinary, professional degree in public health. The Public Health – Epidemiology course at University of Arizona provides opportunities for students to obtain broad knowledge and basic skills in the core areas of public health.

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Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: August
Tuition Fee: $10,063 per semester
Location: Tucson, United States

Students are able to acquire proficiency in one or more specialized areas through advanced coursework, and gain experience in applying advanced knowledge to the solution of actual health problems in community settings during internship training.

Epidemiology

The MPH in Epidemiology is offered by the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Epidemiology is a fundamental science of public health with a major focus on health problems in communities, groups, or aggregates of people.

The Public Health – Epidemiology course at University of Arizona concentration curriculum provides systematic training in epidemiological principles, methods, and practices through constructive coursework and an internship. Individuals who choose the epidemiology concentration will have the opportunity to acquire knowledge, skills and experiences for measuring and studying the distributions, characteristics, causes, and prevention of disease, disability, and premature death in humans.

Courses include:

  • Basic Principles of Epidemiology
  • Public Health Policy and Management
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Biostatistics in Public Health
  • Sociocultural & Behavioral Aspects of Public Health
  • Integrated Public Health Learning Experience
  • Internship Preparation Workshop

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“Choosing the Master’s program for Physiological Sciences at the University of Arizona was one of the best decisions I could have made in my education. Our department is warm and collaborative, offering an array of research topics and techniques underneath a vast and integrative umbrella of physiology. Beyond my research experience, I was presented with teaching opportunities, which I feel honed my skill of scientific communication. Having the dynamic research/teaching/class schedule not only kept me active but helped me reinforce material in multiple contexts. Overall, this program was exactly what I wanted in my segway into the medical sciences… and with my teaching assistantship paying for my tuition, how could I say no?”​

Andrew Wojtanowski // MS 2016