MPH in Epidemiology

The Highest Standards in Public Health Education within Your Reach

A Master of Public Health with a concentration in Epidemiology allows you to gain sought-after knowledge and skills to examine patterns of disease and make meaningful contributions to preventing disease and promoting wellness in your community.

The IU School of Public Health-Bloomington is known nationally and internationally for the quality of its graduate programs. In this two-year* program, you will:

  • Develop multidisciplinary and collaborative strategies for solving public health challenges;
  • Understand the factors which influence local, national, and global legislative and social politics and policies;
  • Apply broad-based, state-of-the-art quantitative and qualitative skills needed to understand and control the occurrence of disease;
  • Enhance communication skills by working with diverse populations; and
  • Be positioned for a leadership role in health promotion and disease prevention.

Epidemiologists are in high demand with public health agencies, private corporations, the federal government, and international organizations. Our Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accreditation means that you’ll have an advantage in securing the best jobs in public health.

All coursework is available 100% online and is accessible anywhere with internet access, meaning you do not have to put your career on hold to pursue graduate education.

*Program takes two years when attending full time.

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Learn from Renowned Faculty in an Interdisciplinary, Diverse Program

As a graduate student at the Indiana School of Public Health-Bloomington, you will have the opportunity to work closely with our world-class faculty, both in your coursework and through research.

Our faculty have interdisciplinary interests such as community health, rural health, nature and physical activity, worksite wellness, recreation, promotion, and marketing and disabilities. These interests encourage them to take a multidisciplinary approach to research to solve some of the most complex and pressing health-related issues facing the world today, such as:

  • Obesity
  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Sexual health
  • Human exposure to environmental hazards
  • Rural health disparities

Additionally, by becoming a Hoosier, you’ll be joining a university that celebrates diversity in all of its many forms. In fact, for its commitment to creating a diverse student body, Indiana University was named a 2022 Diversity Champion by Insight into Diversity.