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Students in this unique Harvard MPH in Epidemiology will enjoy the many benefits of Harvards transformative campus experience. Students:
- Learn from and receive individualized mentoring and guidance from world-renowned faculty.
- Collaborate with fellow students who will become lifelong friends and professional colleagues.
- Join the Harvard-wide network of students and alumni in fields ranging from medicine to law to business.
This part-time program enables students to obtain a Harvard graduate degree in public health without disrupting their current work or home lives.
- On-campus experiences are consolidated into three intensive three-week sessions that can be fit into most students vacation schedules.
- Field-based portions of the degree program can be developed in a students local area in many circumstances.
- Online courses and online connections with the community of faculty, classmates and mentors enable students to continue working full-time at their current roles, and incorporate what they learn as they learn it in their current jobs.
The Harvard MPH in Epidemiology is a 45-credit program of part-time study over two years. The MPH curriculum comprises a carefully designed set of courses that are sequenced to build on the knowledge and skills obtained in each course. The goal is for every student to achieve mastery of advanced epidemiological methods and applications.
The first year curriculum covers the following core elements of Epidemiology and Public Health:
- Introductory Epidemiology and Biostatistics
- Analytic Methods
- Study Design
- Causal Inference
- Fundamental Concepts in Public Health
The second year curriculum is a series of electives addressing intermediate and advanced areas of Epidemiology such as meta-analysis, outbreak investigations, propensity scores, prediction rules, infectious disease epidemiology, and chronic disease epidemiology.