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Epidemiology career options:
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, epidemiologists earn a median salary of $70,820 with 9% growth expected from 2016 to 2026. Additionally, there are a variety of careers under the epidemiology umbrella.
Here are a few examples:
- Academic research epidemiologist
- Infection control epidemiologist
- Clinical trial research epidemiologist
- Field epidemiologist
- Epidemiology investigator
- Molecular epidemiologist
View more career information on our Careers page.
Courses specific to the Epidemiology concentration:
- Observational and Interventional Study Design
- Data Management & Data Analysis
- Advanced Analysis of Epidemiologic Studies
- Infectious Disease Epidemiology
- Chronic Disease Epidemiology
- Applied Epidemiology
- Advanced Epidemiologic Methods
By specializing your online MPH in Epidemiology, you can acquire the skills and knowledge to identify and respond to emerging public health issues. You can also learn to collaborate with a variety of public health and clinical health practitioners to conduct research and analysis that results in structured, data-based solutions to community health events.