24 months
39999 USD/year
39999 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Epidemiology program of Vanderbilt University seeks students who have a strong clinical background – typically physicians or other doctorally qualified professionals – and provides them with additional training that fosters their development as public health scientists or professionals.



Core public health courses providing foundations in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Social and Behavioral Science, Environmental Science, Public Health Systems, and Research Ethics are required. Additional track-specific courses covering advanced content provide students with the knowledge needed to perform population-based quantitative evaluation.


The Epidemiology program of Vanderbilt University provides clinical research fellows or faculty the interdisciplinary training and skill sets for a future career in epidemiologic, clinical, or health services research or health administration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Measurement and Analysis
  • Public Health Practice
  • Public Health Ethics
  • Health Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree
  • We seek applicants who have a good sense of their career interests. At least two years of relevant, post-undergraduate professional experience is preferred, but not required for admission
  • Fill out your SOPHAS application
  • Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Official Transcripts
  • TOEFL test scores are required for international applicants
  • Statement of Purpose and Objectives should include: reasons for your interest in public health, and specifically the Epidemiology program, any areas of interest or proposed research topics you may have at this point (this is optional), your academic and career goals, how the Vanderbilt MPH Program will help you achieve your goals
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39999 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39999 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    39999 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39999 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Year 2: $19,998

Living costs for Nashville

1183 - 2197 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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