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45 Master Degrees in Epidemiology 2020/2021

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 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
 
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
Jan 2021
10 Dec 2020
Online
 
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
 
University of Groningen
Groningen , Netherlands

The MSc in Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology is a unique program that connects clinical, public health and psychosocial theory with methodological knowledge. We are a sma ... +

The MSc in Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology is a unique program that connects clinical, public health and psychosocial theory with methodological knowledge. We are a small-scale program, that will be focused on your individual development, and where you will have the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in a research topic of your own choice. In a multidisciplinary environment, you will learn to use innovative techniques to resolve contemporary health issues, pioneering in research side by side top-researchers of the University Medical Center Groningen. It is also possible to obtain a Ph.D. position after you finish your studies. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2021
01 May 2021
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht , Netherlands

In the Master’s programme in Epidemiology, you will examine the distribution and determinants of health and morbidity in specific populations. With evidence-based medicine set ... +

In the Master’s programme in Epidemiology, you will examine the distribution and determinants of health and morbidity in specific populations. With evidence-based medicine setting new standards, specialists are needed for the design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation of epidemiological and health research. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
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
 
Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Rotterdam , Netherlands

This MSc program focuses on training students who are already educated in research methodology but wish to take a step further in developing a successful career in health scie ... +

This MSc program focuses on training students who are already educated in research methodology but wish to take a step further in developing a successful career in health science research. This program is also interesting if you want to enhance your chances of pursuing a Ph.D. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
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
 
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
Part-time
3 - 5 years
English
01 Feb 2021
10 Dec 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 2021
01 Mar 2021
Campus
 
University of Oulu
Oulu , Finland

Graduates of EBDS will be able to design epidemiological studies; build statistical models; produce new knowledge transferable to public health intervention, health policy, an ... +

Graduates of EBDS will be able to design epidemiological studies; build statistical models; produce new knowledge transferable to public health intervention, health policy, and precision medicine. EBDS is a part of the University of Oulu's flagship program on the molecular and environmental determinants of life-long health and its pioneering longitudinal cohorts. The program utilizes expertise across many units, research groups, and faculties. This new international Master's Program offers a comprehensive skillset for its students. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
20 Jan 2021
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
Campus
 
Radboud University
Nijmegen , Netherlands

Radboud is world-leading in studying the epigenome. The MSc in Medical Epigenomics looks at the cell as one big and complex system and uses state-of-the-art technology and bio ... +

Radboud is world-leading in studying the epigenome. The MSc in Medical Epigenomics looks at the cell as one big and complex system and uses state-of-the-art technology and biological software tools to investigate this! -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
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
 
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
 

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