Certificate in Psychiatric Epidemiology

The 12-credit Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric Epidemiology is the only certificate program of its type in the world. Graduates will join the vibrant international cohort of psychiatric epidemiologists around the world.

The CPE program, offered by the Department of Epidemiology, Colleges of Public Health and Health Professions and Medicine, and the Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, will train physicians, residents, and mental health professionals to address the critical mental health challenges of our time.

This totally online program is ideal for professionals and academics who cannot interrupt their position to gain additional expertise and skills.

A CPE will allow graduates to answer the many unanswered questions, develop new methods, and play an important role in directing prevention and treatment policies for the mental health of our communities.

The program consists of the following requirements:

  • 12 credits of coursework
    • 7 credits of core coursework
    • 3 credits of elective coursework
    • 2 credits of independent research (culminating project)
  • A 3.0 GPA overall and a 3.0 GPA in the core courses
  • Maintenance of appropriate professional conduct throughout the program
  • Completion of a culminating project

Program Administration

Catherine L Striley

Catherine L Striley PhD, MSW, MPE

Associate Professor
Phone: (352) 273-5359
Ashley Malin

Ashley Malin

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-5468