The 45 credit Epidemiology MS program provides concentrated training in epidemiological concepts, skills, and methodology with a research focus. It includes a flexible mix of courses in epidemiology and biostatistics. For those who hold a professional health degree or a related doctoral degree, the department offers a 30 credit condensed MS program. Applicants may reference the credit option that best fits their qualifications and needs in the application goals statement, although this is not required. Recent graduates are employed at universities, pharmaceutical and consulting companies. Some pursue medical or dental careers or doctoral programs in epidemiology or biostatistics.
Add electives as recommended by academic advisors to earn total credits required for the program. All Pitt Public Health course descriptions may be found on the Department of Epidemiology course offerings.