With the Oregon State University public health doctoral degree program with a concentration in epidemiology (EPI) you’ll develop skills in the design, conduct and management of research to become an independent and collaborative researcher.
Through a combination of coursework, practice opportunities and doctoral research, the Ph.D. concentration in epidemiology will prepare you for a career in research and teaching, or leadership in federal or state agencies or private institutions.
As a doctoral student, you will collaborate with epidemiological experts who study how a variety of factors affect human health, including:
See which courses you’ll take as a public health doctoral student.
Public health handbook
What you’ll learn in the epidemiology concentration.
Kendra D. Sims, MPH
Epidemiology PhD student
Kendra researches social and clinical risk factors of disability. Applying predictive modeling methodologies, she is interested in quantifying disparities in later life health.
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In 2014, our college was accredited by the Council for Education in Public Health – the first in Oregon. This distinction provides our students with more resources, more opportunities to engage in research, and faculty experts who specialize in a variety of public health topics.