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Epidemiology

University of Massachusetts Amherst

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
20080 USD/year
20080 USD/year
9342 USD/year
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About

The Epidemiology program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst is designed for the student with a career interest in epidemiological research.

Overview

The Epidemiology program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst provides methodological skills in research design, study implementation, and data analysis. Each student develops a focus area in epidemiology through a combination of elective courses, course papers, and selection of thesis topic.

Degree Requirements

The degree program is generally completed within two years. A minimum of 45 credits, including a 3-credit thesis, is required.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Scientific Writing for Thesis, Dissertation, and Grant Proposals in Epidemiology
  • Communicable Disease Epidemiology
  • Nutritional Epidemiology
  • Epidemiologic Research Methods
  • Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Spring admissions may be accepted on a case by case basis.

Language

English

Credits

60 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.
3
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

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.
100
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

  • Grades in undergraduate and graduate coursework. No specific undergraduate courses are required for admission, but successful applicants typically have completed coursework that demonstrates their quantitative ability. Successful students typically have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in their baccalaureate degree.
  • Letters of recommendation (minimum of two)
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • Test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    9342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4671 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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