12 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Inhibit the spread of infectious disease by studying methods of transmission and learning how to track and analyze patterns of health and sickness across diverse communities with the Epidemiology program of University at Albany.


Control devastating chronic conditions by discovering how to identify risk factors and contextual influences, and applying evidence-based prevention approaches.

The Epidemiology program of University at Albany prepares you to succeed in roles related to geographic and demographic health surveillance and the management of disease agents and risk factors.

Learn how to select study populations, collect and interpret data, and recommend ways to improve the health of people affected by communicable and chronic illnesses.

Career Paths

Graduate of this program study and solve large-scale public health problems in government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and research and development firms.

Sample job titles: epidemiological data analyst, infection control epidemiologist, field epidemiologist, pharmaceutical epidemiologist, and public health liaison.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles and Methods of Epidemiology
  • Principles of Public Health
  • Computer Programming for Data Management and Analysis in Public Health
  • Principles of Statistical Inference
  • Quantitative Methods in Epidemiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


37 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
160 (verbal)
148 (quantitative)
4.5 (analytical)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree from a college or university of recognized standing
  • Grade point average of 3.00 or better
  • It is very strongly recommended to have an undergraduate major in in mathematics, statistics, computer science, the biological, physical or social sciences
  • One semester of college level calculus
  • One semester of biology and chemistry
  • Minimum GRE scores 160 verbal; 148 quantitative; 4.5 writing
  • WES evaluations for international transcripts.  Evaluations are not required for Canadian transcripts if the language of instruction is English.  
  • Minimum TOEFL score of 98, two semesters of full-time study at a US college or university, or completion of an undergraduate degree in a country where English is the official language and language of instruction
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Albany

1010 - 1570 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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