Epidemiology & Public Health Curriculum

The VIBS Department offers an MS in Epidemiology & Public Health and offers courses for the PhD in Biomedical Sciences

Graduate Program

The goal of the Epidemiology & Public Health Graduate Program is to prepare doctoral and masters students for research careers that integrate the basic principles of epidemiology with modern biotechnologies. The student, in consultation with their graduate committee, will choose additional electives.

MS VPHE Required Coursework

Students will be required to take one of the following courses as part of the program.

VIBS650Education in a Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Environment
VIBS608

Epidemiology Methods I

VIBS650Graduate Education
VIBS681Seminar (Epidemiology Journal Club)
VIBS684/685Internship / directed studies (Non-thesis only)
VIBS691Research (thesis only)
STAT651Statistics in Research I

MS VPHE Electives

The following courses are commonly used electives for the degree.

ENTO618Medical and Veterinary Entomology
ENTO625Landscape Ecology
GEOG651GIS for Resource Managers
SOCI623Measurement of Sociological Parameters
STAT607Sampling
STAT653Statistics in Research III
VIBS607Applied Epidemiology
VIBS626Methods in Vector-borne Disease Ecology
VIBS633Animal Diseases in Comparative Medicine
VTMI649Immunology

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