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    May 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases Graduate Certificate


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This program is offered partially online.

Certificate Code:  XEI
Approved: 201208

 

Description


This online 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.

Course Location/Delivery


The Certificate is offered online and at the Tampa campus.

Admission Requirements


Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements.

Pre-Requisites


 

  •     History and Systems (1 credit)
  •     Population Assessment I (5 credits)

Or the two following Graduate level courses:

  •     Epidemiology (3)
  •     Biostatistics (3)

 

Credit Toward Graduate Degree


Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.

Time Limit / Average Time to Completion


The approximate time to complete the Certificate is two years.

Contacts


Contact Information: http://www.grad.usf.edu/cert

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