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Epidemiology

University of Massachusetts Lowell

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
26370 USD/year
26370 USD/year
14590 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Epidemiology graduates from University of Massachusetts Lowell are critical to the identification of public health hazards, the evaluation of health interventions, and to a wide range of activities in monitoring and evaluation of health systems data.  

Overview

Epidemiology and the closely related field of biostatistics are core disciplines of public health and there continues to be a strong need for MPH professionals with expertise in these fields for both public and private health programs. The goal of this option at University of Massachusetts Lowell is to produce practitioners who have a solid grasp of the fundamental principles of epidemiology and health statistics including study design, data analysis, assessment of bias, control of confounders, and exposure assessment.

The Epidemiology focus area of the MPH will prepare graduates to:

  • Conduct etiologic research for a wide array of different diseases;
  • Design and operate surveillance systems and other databases gathering data on health and illness, as well as on risk factors and health behaviors; and
  • Participate as team members in the design and conduct of disease prevention and health promotion programs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Environmental Health
  • Introduction to Epidemiology 
  • Health Policy and Management 
  • Toxicology and Health Data 
  • Introduction to Biostatistics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National Students - UMass Lowell Graduate Admissions offers rolling admissions for all programs

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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.
80
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

  • Completed Online Application form with signature.
  • Felony Disclosure Form
  • Certified copies of university academic transcripts and final degree certificate.
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (IELTS or TOEFL score ONLY).
  • Three signed letters of reference – academic or professional.
  • CV/resume.
  • Statement of purpose (student’s full name clearly stated on each page).
  • Original Bank Statement/Financial Documents (no older than 6 months), if the bank statements are not in student’s name, please provide a letter of support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26370 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    26370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26370 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    14590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14590 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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