12 months
25650 USD/year
25650 USD/year
12220 USD/year
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The Epidemiology master’s program at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee is unique among national schools of public health in its emphasis on the application of epidemiologic theory and methods for promoting social justice and health equity.


The integrated multidisciplinary curriculum bridges theory, research and practice to prepare students to engage in rigorous, collaborative, evidence-informed and reflexive public health practice. Through both didactic and experiential learning, students acquire foundations of applied epidemiological methods, epidemiologic data analysis, theories of social inequality, social epidemiology and community partnership building.

The Benefits of an MPH Epidemiology Degree

Graduates of University of Wisconsin Milwaukee’s Epidemiology master’s program are able to:

  • Collect, analyze and interpret epidemiological information.
  • Generate theory-driven hypotheses and research question.
  • Work in true collaboration with diverse community partners.
  • Create social change to improve the public’s health and reduce health inequities.

UWM students enrolled in the epidemiology track of the MPH program have opportunities to work with a wide array of organizations, such as the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin, Diverse & Resilient, and local health departments.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Environmental Health Sciences
  • Structures of Inequality and Population Health (3 credits)
  • Social Epidemiology 
  • Epidemiology Field Methods
  • Epidemiology for Equity
  • Environmental Epidemiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


49 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation from persons familiar with the applicant’s academic experience and potential for graduate work in public health.
  • CV or Resume.
  • Address the following two short essay questions, limiting responses to no more than 500 words (approximately 250 words per question):Describe how your professional, volunteer, and educational background has led you to seek a degree in public health.
  • How will your desired track of study help you reach your personal and professional goals in public health?
  • International applicants must also meet admission standards set and monitored by UWM's Center for International Education.
  • MPH applicants must use SOPHAS to apply. Applicants must select their track to which they are applying: Biostatistics, Community and Behavioral Health Promotion, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, or Public Health Policy.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12220 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Milwaukee

1066 - 1767 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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