Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology

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The Master of Science degree in Clinical Epidemiology is a STEM-designated advanced degree that trains students in the epidemiology and biostatistical methods related to clinical trials and clinical research.

In Kent State University’s master’s in clinical epidemiology program, students will learn advanced methods of observational and experimental study designs and be able to understand disease prevention, development, prognosis and treatment. In addition, students will master and be able to apply good clinical practices, clinical trials design and management, statistical analysis, study monitoring, pharmaceutical research and regulations related to clinical research.

Choose Kent State for your master’s in public health for clinical epidemiology to gain the knowledge and skills you will need to succeed in your career!

About Our Master’s in Clinical Epidemiology Program

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Conduct patient-oriented research to understand and modify health outcomes

  • Design and carry out epidemiological studies

  • Analyze clinical data and understand the sources, strengths and limitations of patient data
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Graduates of this program will be qualified to work as:

  • Research Scientists

  • Data Scientists

  • Clinical Research Coordinators/Managers

  • Clinical Trial Managers

  • Research Associates

  • Epidemiologists 

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Students pursuing the MS in Clinical Epidemiology will be taught by faculty who are trained in epidemiology methods and biostatistics. Clinical partners provide expertise through web-based lectures and can also serve as research mentors. All faculty hold advanced degrees and have years of research experience in areas such as cardiovascular and pulmonary disease, neurological disorders, infectious disease, pharmacology and regulatory affairs.

To obtain their clinical epidemiology degree, students are required to complete a minimum of 36 credit hours in the program to graduate.

Depending on background, career opportunities for graduates of our clinical epidemiology master’s degree program include clinician researchers leading clinical research teams or as members of research teams who are largely responsible for the methodology to conduct clinical research studies and analyze clinical data. Graduates may also continue their education to pursue a doctoral or professional degree.

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. Visit our links below to learn more about our master’s in clinical epidemiology program!

 

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M.S. in Clinical Epidemiology Program Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for this M.S. program are:

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or better

  • Acceptable GRE scores (or another approved standardized test such as MCAT, LSAT, DAT, PCAT OR MAT). Scores older than five years are not acceptable and require retaking the GRE.

  • Three letters of recommendation from college or university faculty

  • Official transcripts from all educational institutions you have attended

  • Personal goal statement (to be submitted online during the application process)

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Conditional Admission

Applicants to our clinical epidemiology master’s degree program who do not meet the minimum University and/or program requirements may be considered for conditional admission. Admission in such cases will depend heavily on other indices of the student’s ability to handle graduate-level work. These might include strong performance on standardized tests, GPA in the major and/or other experiences that are clearly indicative of strong academic ability.

Choose Kent State for Your Master’s in Clinical Epidemiology

If you are looking to get your Master of Public Health (MPH), clinical epidemiology is a vital field that can provide you with a wealth of career options. Be sure to reach out to us if you have any questions about the program, and apply below once you have all of your materials prepared!

Apply for Admission to Kent State's Master’s in Clinical Epidemiology Program

Send your transcripts, letters of recommendation and standardized test scores to:

Graduate Studies Admissions
Kent State University
650 Hilltop Dr.
Kent, OH 44242

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Admission Questions

E-mail admission questions to Dr. Melissa Zullo at mellenbu@kent.edu.