Curriculum: Master of Science in Epidemiology

Course

Epidemiology Prerequisites

Credits

Semester

N/A HIPAA Online Courses for Researchers N/A Any
N/A Human Subjects Online Course (CITI for UF IRB-01) N/A Any

Epidemiology Core Courses (15 credits)

Course

Epidemiologic Methods (9 credits)

Credits

Semester

PHC 6001 Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health 3 Any 
PHC 6000 Epidemiology Methods I 3 Spring
PHC 6011 Epidemiology Methods II 3 Summer

Course

Epidemiology Core Electives (6 credits)

Credits

Semester

 Choose 6 credits from the following courses:
PHC 7017 Advanced Epidemiology Methods III 3 Spring
PHC 6016 Social Epidemiology in Public Health 3 Fall
PHC 7595 Introduction to Molecular Epidemiology 3 Fall
PHC 6937 Genetic Epidemiology 3 Summer
PHC 6937 Hospital Epidemiology 3 Fall
PHC 6194 Spatial Epidemiology 3 Spring
PHC 7007 Cancer Epidemiology 3 Spring
PHC 7038 Psychiatric Epidemiology 3 Spring

Biostatistics Courses (8 credits)

Course

Statistics & Data Management (8 credits)

Credits

Semester

PHC 6052 Introduction to Biostatistical Methods 3 Fall
PHC 6053 Regression Methods for the Health and Life Sciences 3 Spring
PHC 7065 Critical Skills in Epidemiological Data Management 2 Spring

Electives (5 credits)

Course

Epidemiology Electives (2-3 credits)

Credits

Semester

Choose from Epidemiology Core Electives or other epidemiology methods courses at the 6000 or 7000 level in consultation with advisor.

Course

Electives (2-3 credits)

Credits

Semester

Choose up to one other class from another area as appropriate.

Other Requirements (4 credits)

Course

Journal Club Series (2 credits)

Credits

Semester

PHC 7901 Epidemiology Literature Review and Critique (Journal Club) 1 Fall
PHC 7902 Scientific Writing for Peer Reviewed Publications for Population Science 1 Spring

Course

Ethics (2 credits)

Credits

Semester

PHC 7427 Ethics in Population Science 2 Summer

Required Epidemiology Thesis (4 credits)

Course

Credits

Semester

PHC 6971 Research for Master’s Thesis 4 Any

Total (36 credits)