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Epidemiology

University at Buffalo

M.Sc.
12 months
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23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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About

Advance your training in epidemiological research and clinical epidemiology with our master’s degree. The University at Buffalo offers a master of science degree in Epidemiology. 

Overview

This master degree in Epidemiology is offered by the University at Buffalo. You will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to design and conduct studies into the causation, distribution, control and prevention of diseases.

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 Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Graduate Division.

Career Development

  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Advanced Methodology
  • Application of Biostatistics to Epidemiology
  • Statistical Analysis 
  • Public Health and Population Wellbeing
  • Cancer Epidemiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum GRE scores in the 50th percentile for each category (this may be waived if you hold a PhD or MD from a university within the United States)
  • Completion of a college-level algebra or calculus course (with a minimum grade of C)
  • Completed coursework in the following subjects is highly recommended: Biology; Health-related science (anatomy, microbiology, or physiology); Chemistry; Behavioral sciences, including a course in sociology or social psychology, and a course in anthropology, psychology, political science or economics

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5655 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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