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Master of Science (MS) in Epidemiology

Advance your training in epidemiological research and clinical epidemiology with our master’s degree.

You will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to design and conduct studies into the causation, distribution, control and prevention of diseases.

Personalize Your Course of Study

Within the program, there are options to personalize your course of study.

  • An epidemiology concentration where you can explore cancer, cardiovascular disease, environmental, infectious disease, nutritional, molecular and genetic epidemiology.
  • A clinical research specialized track

Collaboration Throughout UB and with Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Our department offers the master’s program in collaboration with faculty throughout the university, and with the Department of Cancer Prevention and Control in Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s Graduate Division.

Career Opportunities

With a master’s in epidemiology, your career path could include working as a researcher, clinical investigator, research administrator, planner, program manager, educator or evaluator. The settings for these positions include academia, health departments, governmental health agencies, medical centers and hospitals, clinical practices and private corporations. The program also prepares you for continuing your education as a doctoral or medical student.