Temple University

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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Epidemiology

The Master of Science (MS) in Epidemiology prepares graduates for careers in disease surveillance and outbreak investigations, research into the biological, environmental, social, and behavioral factors in human health, and designing disease prevention and control programs.

The Master of Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in Epidemiology is a professional degree program for those students who desire to receive fundamental and applied training in the public health sciences with a focus on epidemiological study design, disease surveillance methods, bioethics of population-based research, and core biostatistical methods.

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Epidemiology develops strong academic researchers in the field of epidemiology with a clear understanding of the patterns, causes, and effects of diseases in the population who are well-prepared to design, implement, analyze, and interpret research studies investigating key epidemiologic questions with the ultimate goal of improving overall population health. 

Applied Biostatistics

The Master of Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in Applied Biostatistics is a unique and newly developed degree in response to the growing need for master's-trained professionals with expertise in advanced biostatistical methods.

Clinical Research and Translational Medicine

The Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Research and Translational Medicine offered collaboratively by the College of Public Health and the School of Medicine, prepares students to conduct clinical research in a variety of settings, giving them a greater depth of understanding of the associated scientific, ethical, and regulatory issues.

Environmental Health

The Master of Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in Environmental Health is designed to prepare graduates for practice-oriented careers in environmental health and management, with an emphasis on examining environmental factors and environmental policy that affect the health and sustainable environments of communities.