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The Northwestern University Master of Science in Epidemiology curriculum is comprised of a variety of courses that allow students to gain key competencies in their field and focus on specific areas of application.

All students take core courses in epidemiology, biostatistics and research ethics. Concentration “selectives” and electives round out the coursework according to student interests. Selected example courses include:

  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Intermediate Epidemiology
  • Advanced Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology
  • Cancer Epidemiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Intermediate Biostatistics
  • SAS programming and R programming
  • Ethical Issues in Clinical Research
  • Clinical Database Management
  • Writing and publication for Peer Review
  • Thesis
  • Epidemiology Seminar