Degree Requirements

School-Wide Core Requirements (18 semester hours)

  • BSTT 400 – Biostatistics I (4 semester hours)
  • EPID 403 – Introduction to Epidemiology: Principles and Methods (3 semester hours)
  • IPHS 520 – Foundations of Public Health (3 semester hours)
  • IPHS 598 – Research in the Public Health Sciences – MS (8 semester hours)

Divisional Core Requirements (16-17 semester hours)

Required courses:

  • BSTT 401 – Biostatistics II (4 semester hours)
  • EPID 404 – Intermediate Epidemiologic Methods (4 semester hours)
  • EPID 406 – Epidemiologic Computing (3 semester hours)
  • EPID 591 – Current Epidemiologic Literature (2 semester hours)
  • EPID 595 – Epidemiology Research Seminar (1 semester hour)

Select one of the following courses:

  • BSTT 505 – Logistic Regression and Survival Analysis (2 semester hours)
  • BSTT 506 – Design of Clinical Trials (3 semester hours)

Electives (as needed to bring the program total to 50 semester hours)

Students may use their electives to pursue a course of study in one of the following optional concentrations, or may customize their program of study by selecting from a broad range of course work to meet their career goals and interests. All students must complete sufficient elective hours to bring their total program of study to a 50 semester hour minimum.

Optional Concentrations