About this Online Program
The purpose of public health is to protect the health and improve the quality of life for all people. Public health is both a field of inquiry and an arena for action. It engages people from many different disciplines who work together to uncover the root causes of complex health problems and develop practical and cost-effective solutions.
The Epidemiology-focused courses will prepare students to confront the nation’s and the world’s most pressing urban health, global health, and public health issues by combining biostatistics, and a public health foundation, with practical experience to help graduates make a difference in communities locally and globally.
Prepares graduate students to assume the roles of public health official, healthcare manager, epidemiologist and researcher in the area of public health and healthcare.
The MS, Public Health with specialization in Epidemiology Program is designed to prepare student to:
KnowledgePossess the knowledge and skills needed to identify and manage public health challenges, reduce global health disparities, and promote health care as a fundamental right of all human beings;
LeadershipServe as leaders in disease prevention and health promotion for the local, national, and global communities;
Analytical skillsAnalyze and apply the best available research evidence to identify and manage public health challenges.
StrategiesCreate strategies which mitigate population health disparities in the delivery of health care and promote health locally, nationally, and globally.