Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Epidemiology, Certificate (1751)

Department website: https://www.wku.edu/publichealth/


Program Coordinator

Xiuhua Ding, xiuhua.ding@wku.edu, (270) 745-3618

Epidemiology, as defined by the World Health Organization, is the study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states or events in specified populations, and the application of this study to the control of health problems. This graduate certificate develops competencies in epidemiology, including those related to disease measurement and distribution, outbreak investigations, prevention and control, and applied analytical methods in public health.

Program Admission

Graduate School Admission

Please refer to the admission section of this catalog for Graduate School admission requirements.

Program Requirements (12 hours)

Required Courses
PH 581Applied Methods in Public Health Practice/Field Epidemiology3
PH 582Epidemiology3
PH 630Advanced Epidemiology3
Elective
Select 3 hours from the following: 13
Advanced Biostatistics
Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
Total Hours12