Master of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology
The MPH in Epidemiology program at Kent State University prepares students to analyze the distribution and determinants of disease, disabilities, and death in populations.
Graduates of this program will be able to apply quantitative and qualitative methods to:
- Investigate disease outbreaks preparedness
- Determine causal relationships between environmental and biological factors
- Conduct studies to project health trends in populations
Students pursuing their MPH in Epidemiology can take advantage that many College of Public Health faculty focus their research in bio-preparedness, public health surveillance systems, chronic disease, cancer and infectious disease epidemiology.
Career opportunities for graduates who have their MPH in Epidemiology include research positions in universities, medical schools, and pharmaceutical companies; disease prevention specialists in hospitals; and surveillance managers in state and local health departments.
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. Choose to earn your degree on-ground or 100% online.
Don’t forget to explore our other MPH programs and find out how they can help you prepare for career opportunities in the field.