Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology (PhD)
明升体育-英超直播The School of Public Health Epidemiology PhD Program is designed to teach the students advanced methods in epidemiologic research, combined with a strong core of biostatistics analytical methods. The overarching objective of the program is to prepare the students to be expert, independent researchers in public health, who are responsive to health needs of the community and able to address them efficiently. The program focusses on urban health and health disparities serving as an ideal location for collaboration with other local institutions. Main areas of research include cardiovascular disease risk factors, allergic diseases and underlying genetic/epigenetic mechanisms, sickle cell disease, smoking, cancer, and child obesity.
- Learn up-to-date methods in epidemiological research
- Conduct rigorous, high-quality, and interdisciplinary research
- Work with dedicated, expert mentors from the first day in the program
- Availability of online versions of many of curriculum courses (View Curriculum)
- To qualify for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Epidemiology, the student must complete a minimum of 54 semester hours of graduate coursework beyond the Master's degree.
- No more than seven (7) credit hours in which a grade of C or below was earned will be counted toward degree requirements.
- Students must maintain an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale.
Tuition and Fees
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