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PhD in Public Health, Epidemiology at Kent State University

Admission suspended until Fall 2015.

 The PhD in Public Health specializing in Epidemiology at Kent State University prepares students for a career in public health research, which demands interdisciplinary skills to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing field.  Doctoral students in the epidemiology specialization will learn to design and implement studies and use advanced quantitative methods to examine critical and emerging health issues.

Students pursuing their PhD in Public Health specializing in Epidemiology can take advantage of the fact that many College of Public Health faculty focus their research in: global health epidemiology, infectious and chronic disease epidemiology, and cancer epidemiology.

PhD trained epidemiologists are scholars and leaders in a variety of settings, including:

  • Universities
  • Academic health centers and hospitals
  • Global health organizations
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Research institutes
Many work for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA, or for other governmental agencies.


If you want to pursue a career that will help you make a difference, the Kent State College of Public Health is a great place to get started.

Want additional information about pursuing your PhD in Public Health specializing in Epidemiology? Contact a College of Public Health advisor today.

Don’t forget to explore our other two PhD in Public Health programs and find out how they can help you prepare for career opportunities in the field.