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43 Master Degrees in Epidemiology 2020

Graduate degree programs are great ways for individuals to become master’s in their chosen fields. After earning a master’s degree, a graduate could be ready for advanced job positions or entry into a doctoral program. What is a Masters in Epidemiology? Epidemiology centers around the cause, distribution and treatment of various widespread diseases.  This program will often center… Read more

Graduate degree programs are great ways for individuals to become master’s in their chosen fields. After earning a master’s degree, a graduate could be ready for advanced job positions or entry into a doctoral program.

What is a Masters in Epidemiology? Epidemiology centers around the cause, distribution and treatment of various widespread diseases.  This program will often center around qualitative studies, research in the field of medicine and public health, courses on biostatistics and clinical trials. While enrolled in this program, a student may choose to explore more specific concentrations. To get a better understanding of the concentrations offered, it is important to explore each institution’s program and what is available.

A student may pursue a master’s degree in epidemiology for a number of reasons. Many choose this degree in order to become more adept in the field of qualitative research surrounding disease, though it is not uncommon for a student to pursue this education to better understand pathogenesis or infectious disease.

Depending on the institution being attended, the price of the program will differ. Common factors include location, tuition, program materials and whether a student qualifies for financial aid.

In order to enter this program, it is usually expected that a student has a bachelor’s degree in biological research or a similar area of study. Obtaining this degree can allow an individual to explore many exciting new career opportunities. In recent years, the demand for specialists in the field of epidemiology has seen the level of job openings increase at a steady rate. Positions that exist for those who have obtained a master’s degree in epidemiology include careers in the public health sector, data analysis, community health work and statistics.

There are many programs throughout the world that allow students to study epidemiology at a master’s level. Whether a student wishes to explore coursework in the classroom or would rather study online, there are many options available. To get started with a course, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark

The Master of Headache Disorders is a continuing professional development programme for healthcare professionals such as medical students, neurologists, general practitioners, ... +

The Master of Headache Disorders is a continuing professional development programme for healthcare professionals such as medical students, neurologists, general practitioners, pain specialists, dentists, nurses, psychologists, and physiotherapists. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
Oct 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
Elevate Health
Netherlands Online, Netherlands

This globally oriented program focuses on competencies that you need as an epidemiologist: it offers plenty of attention for research but not just as a researcher - it also en ... +

This globally oriented program focuses on competencies that you need as an epidemiologist: it offers plenty of attention for research but not just as a researcher - it also enables you to judge research and implement results from research. The program is designed for professionals already working in the field who would like to further develop their research skills. The program also provides a strong foundation for scientists starting a career in clinical or epidemiological research. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 5 years
English
Sep 2020
Online
Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Research Master program in Health Sciences aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in either clinical or public health research. Specializations ... +

The Research Master program in Health Sciences aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in either clinical or public health research. Specializations include clinical epidemiology, epidemiology, public health epidemiology, genetic and molecular epidemiology, and health economic analysis. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Georgetown University offers a Master of Science degree in Epidemiology, a core discipline in public health. Epidemiology is the st ... +

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Georgetown University offers a Master of Science degree in Epidemiology, a core discipline in public health. Epidemiology is the study (scientific, systematic, and data-driven) of the distribution (frequency, pattern) and determinants (causes, risk factors) of health-related states and events (not just diseases) in specified populations (neighborhood, school, city, state, country, global). The epidemiology program addresses health disparities as a crosscutting theme at the local, national, and global levels via didactic training, practicums, and applied ‘hands-on’ research leading to the written thesis. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
The University of Western Australia
Crawley, Australia

If you want an exciting career that stimulates you, challenges you, and rewards you, then a postgraduate degree in science sets you on the right path.

If you want an exciting career that stimulates you, challenges you, and rewards you, then a postgraduate degree in science sets you on the right path. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
VIU - Universidad Internacional de Valencia
Valencia, Spain

Today's society requires innovative responses adapted to the needs and expectations of populations in full global transition. Given this, the employment situation requires ver ... +

Today's society requires innovative responses adapted to the needs and expectations of populations in full global transition. Given this, the employment situation requires very well trained professionals in data analysis methods in health and with a global understanding of health systems. -
Master
Spanish
Online
Taylor’s University
Subang Jaya, Malaysia

Research has a profound impact on the study of life sciences and we continue to raise the bar by integrating this into our curriculum. The School's research strategy provides ... +

Research has a profound impact on the study of life sciences and we continue to raise the bar by integrating this into our curriculum. The School's research strategy provides students with the opportunity to experience the research process to instil the passion for discovery. -
MSc
English
Campus
University of Antwerp
Antwerp, Belgium

This programme integrates the most recent developments in fields like parasitology, ecology, immunology, molecular microbiology, molecular immunology and molecular epidemiolog ... +

This programme integrates the most recent developments in fields like parasitology, ecology, immunology, molecular microbiology, molecular immunology and molecular epidemiology, taught by professionals with many years of field expertise. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
George Washington University - School of Medicine and Health Sciences Online
Washington, USA

The MSHS in Molecular Diagnostic Sciences program is a clinical program designed for individuals who hold national certification or wish to become certified in Molecular Biolo ... +

The MSHS in Molecular Diagnostic Sciences program is a clinical program designed for individuals who hold national certification or wish to become certified in Molecular Biology. GW's online MSHS in Molecular Diagnostic Sciences is one of the few programs that provide students with both traditional coursework in molecular biology and biotechnology, as well as the hands-on clinical rotation experience required to prepare for ASCP Board Certification in Molecular Biology. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences
Glasgow, United Kingdom

GCUs MSc Diabetes Care and Management will prepare you to advance your career with confidence and help people in your community enjoy healthier, more fulfilling lives.

GCUs MSc Diabetes Care and Management will prepare you to advance your career with confidence and help people in your community enjoy healthier, more fulfilling lives. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
16 - 36 months
English
Campus
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

Infectious diseases and immune disorders are a constant threat to life – both human and animal. This Master’s programme gives young scientists the knowledge and research exper ... +

Infectious diseases and immune disorders are a constant threat to life – both human and animal. This Master’s programme gives young scientists the knowledge and research expertise needed to solve the public health problems of the future. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Stafford
Dundee, United Kingdom

A UK Master of Science degree in Infection Prevention and Control designed for health and medical professionals to enhance their ability to prevent, contain and manage viral a ... +

A UK Master of Science degree in Infection Prevention and Control designed for health and medical professionals to enhance their ability to prevent, contain and manage viral and bacterial infections. Learn best practices to improve patient health and quality of care. -
Master
Part-time
36 - 48 months
English
Online
University of Glasgow Online
Glasgow, United Kingdom

In the face of escalating global healthcare issues, there’s a growing need to take a holistic approach to consider the interconnectedness of humans, animals, plants and the en ... +

In the face of escalating global healthcare issues, there’s a growing need to take a holistic approach to consider the interconnectedness of humans, animals, plants and the environment. As a concept, it’s even been endorsed by the World Health Organisation. -
MSc
Part-time
30 - 72 months
English
Sep 2020
Online
University of Louisville - School of Public Health and Information Sciences
Louisville, USA

The Master of Science in Epidemiology provides intensive education and training in the concepts and methods of epidemiology and biostatistics for those interested in careers i ... +

The Master of Science in Epidemiology provides intensive education and training in the concepts and methods of epidemiology and biostatistics for those interested in careers in research on the determinants of health and disease in populations. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
17 Aug 2020
Campus
University of Essex Online
Colchester, United Kingdom

The MSc Infection Control online has been designed for nurses and other health professionals who have an infection control role in their workplace but is open to anyone with a ... +

The MSc Infection Control online has been designed for nurses and other health professionals who have an infection control role in their workplace but is open to anyone with an interest in this area. The course aligns with the framework of competencies outlined by the Infection Prevention Society and will develop your expertise in several key areas of best practice. Delivered as an online course, the MSc Infection Control course gives you the... -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
English
Online

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