Degree Requirements

Students selecting the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology concentration must complete the School-Wide Course Requirements as well as 38 semester hours of the following concentration courses.

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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 (11 semester hours)

  • BSTT 401 – Biostatistics II (4 semester hours)
  • EPID 404 – Intermediate Epidemiologic Methods (4 semester hours)
  • EPID 406 – Epidemiologic Computing (3 semester hours)

Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Courses (26 semester hours)

  • EOHS 421 – Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (2 semester hours)
  • EPID/EOHS 530 – Current Topics in Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology (2 semester hours)
  • EPID/EOHS 535 – Applied Methods in Occupational Epidemiology (2 semester hours)
  • EPID/EOHS 536 – Applied Methods in Environmental Epidemiology (2 semester hours)
  • EPID 500 – Applied Methods for the Analysis of Epidemiologic Data (4 semester hours)
  • EPID 411 – Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases (3 semester hours)
  • EOHS 501 – Exposure Assessment Strategies (3 semester hours)
  • EOHS 502 – Environment, Toxicology, and Disease (4 semester hours)
  • EOHS 495 – Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Seminar (1 semester hour) (students must participate in each semester, but need only enroll for credit in one semester)

Electives

  • 3 semester hours hours of electives identified by student and advisor based on research interests