Certificate in Epidemiology students take the following courses.
|PUBH 6000/8000||Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis in Public Health||3|
|PUBH 6010/8010||Public Health Epidemiology||3|
|PUBH 6120/8120||Epidemiology Infectious Diseas||3|
|PUBH 6550/8550||Chronic Disease Epidemiology||3|
- PLO 1. Define and calculate measures of disease frequency and measures of association between risk factors and disease.
- PLO 2. Describe the major epidemiologic research study designs and their advantages and limitations.
- PLO 3. Describe the major sources of bias in epidemiologic research (confounding, selection bias, and measurement error) and the ways to evaluate and reduce bias.
- PLO 4. Apply criteria to support whether an association is causal.
- PLO 5. Describe the basic terms and methods used in outbreak investigation, infectious disease epidemiology, chronic disease epidemiology, disease prevention trials, and evaluation of screening tests.
- PLO 6. Interpret the results of an epidemiologic study, including the relation to findings from other epidemiologic studies, potential biologic and/or social mechanisms, the limitations of the study, and any public health implications.