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Epidemiology, Graduate Certificate

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Officially approved as:

Stand Alone: Yes
Degree Dependent: Yes

Total Credit Hours:  12

Certificate description: The Epidemiology Certificate will allow prospective and current students to become competent in advanced aspects of epidemiological analysis such as assessing population groups and determining their priority health problems, empowering and mobilizing populations in a collaborative public health effort. The certificate competencies are:

  1. Articulate key role of epidemiology for informing health issues and in preserving and improving public health.
  2. Appropriately select and use information technology to identify, locate and access health-related data; accurately evaluate the integrity of the data and identify gaps in data.
  3. Analyze data arising from epidemiologic studies using appropriate software.
  4. Interpret the output of regression models from standard statistical programs and present the results in research papers and project reports.
  5. Evaluate outcome-based research on public health interventions for its potential use in public health practice.
  6. Develop skills in communicating community assessment and intervention findings to lay audiences.

Certificate web site:

For information about certificate, contact:
Jessica Hosey, MPH Program Coordinator

Phone:  (573) 882-6844
Address:  802 Lewis Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

Graduate Certificate in Epidemiology
Program Length12 months
Program Costs
  • $4,632 for in-state tuition
  • $8,050 for out-of-state tuition
  • $1,130 for mandatory fees
  • $1,026 for books and supplies
  • This College charges an additional $102.10 per credit hour for course fee.
  • All tuition and fees are subject to change. A student’s residency (e.g., resident vs. nonresident), location (e.g., on campus vs. online) and enrollment level (i.e., number of credit hours taken) effect tuition and fee costs. Visit the MU Cashiers Office website for more program cost information.
Median DebtFewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
Licensure RequirementThe following states do not have licensure requirements for this profession:
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