Epidemiology Concentration

Sharpen your skills in the foundational discipline of public health and its application to important public health problems.  Earn your Master of Public Health.

Epidemiology Concentration

Prepare for a career as a master’s level epidemiologist or research scientist. Your degree will prepare you to work in settings such as the New Mexico Department of Health, the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and other public health research and service organizations.

Choose the epidemiology concentration if you:

  • Want to develop your practical expertise in solving complex public health problems using data
  • Value diversity, self-reflection and critical analysis
  • Want to build a healthier, safer world

In this concentration, you’ll develop expertise to:

  • Study the trends, patterns and causes related to disease in populations
  • Analyze how data, population studies and health intersect by using statistical reasoning and methods to address major problems in public health
  • Practice evidence-based public health to improve overall health of populations
  • Investigate disease outbreaks and identify solutions

Apply online to begin your MPH.

Concentration Requirements

The MPH degree consists of 42 total credits. Information is currently being updated. Please contact your faculty advisor.

Contact COPH

College of Population Health

Family Medicine Center
2400 Tucker Ave NE
MSC09 5070

Albuquerque, NM 87131-5267

505-272-4173

coph@salud.unm.edu