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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases Graduate Certificate

Department: Dean’s Office

The online Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases Graduate Certificate is a self-supporting program.  A cost comparison of tuition and fees can be found here.

Please note: With the exception of the Department of Children and Family (DCF) waivers, all other waivers (including State of Florida and USF employee) are not accepted for Self-Funded/Self-Supporting or Market Rate Tuition program courses.  For additional information, visit: USF Tuition Waiver.

The Graduate Certificate in Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases creates an in depth training in epidemiologic methods and their application to the study, control and prevention of infectious diseases as well as basic training in biostatistical concepts, to help students understand and interpret the statistical methods used by epidemiologist. Focus will be on the application of methods such as study design, surveillance, GIS, vaccination strategies, etc. as applied to infectious diseases.

This Certificate is unique because it will provide not only the knowledge and understanding of the epidemiology of infectious diseases, but will also provide the necessary tools to be applied in the field.

Graduate Certificate Admissions and Process

Students must apply and be admitted into the Graduate Certificate to be eligible to receive a Graduate Certificate. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Graduate Certificate Director prior to applying. 

Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  1. University Admission Requirements, including English Proficiency    
  2. Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements    

Curriculum Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

Graduate Certificate Time Limit

Five (5) Years.

Graduate Certificate Completion

For procedures to confirm completion of the Graduate Certificate, please refer to the website.