With a PhD degree in epidemiology, you will be prepared to work
as a research scientist in state or federal governments, clinical
settings or health-related industries. You could also teach and
conduct research as a university-level faculty member. Learn more
about how our
alumni are using their degrees.
Applicants to the PhD program are usually expected to hold a master’s degree. Exceptions may be considered if applicants are otherwise qualified.
Typically, coursework is completed in three years of full-time work. Time to complete the dissertation varies depending on the nature of the research.
Courses in a relevant master’s degree may be considered for transfer credit. Requests for transfer credit must be approved by the MS/PhD graduate director.
Yes. However, your application will not be reviewed until it is complete with all supporting documents, including GRE scores.