M.Sc. On Campus


The University of Iowa

12 months
31252 USD/year
31252 USD/year
12305 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MS and the PhD in Epidemiology are awarded by the Graduate College. Instruction is offered through the College of Public Health. The MS is offered with or without a thesis at The University of Iowa. 


About Epidemiology at The University of Iowa

The Department of Epidemiology focuses on surveillance for disease, risk factors for disease in the general population, behavioral factors in disease, use and outcome of health interventions and care, and the establishment and evaluation of disease control measures in the community. Students are guided by faculty members whose research interests include epidemiology of communication disorders, pharmacoepidemiology, cancer epidemiology, infectious disease epidemiology, adverse reproductive outcome epidemiology, anatomic pathology, genetics, cardiovascular disease, nutrition, smoking cessation, epidemiology of reproduction, dental epidemiology, clinical epidemiology, neuroepidemiology, meta-analysis, intervention trials, international health, and effects of aging.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Maternal and Child Health Seminar
  • Epidemiology
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Practicing Evidence-Based Public Health
  • Meta-Analysis of Epidemiologic Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or an equivalent degree from another country as determined by the Office of Admissions.
  • A minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00, or the foreign equivalent as determined by the Office of Admissions.
  • English Proficiency Requirements
  • A complete application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31252 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    31252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31252 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12305 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12305 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Iowa City

1187 - 1841 USD /month
Living costs

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


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