Sep 19, 2020  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Epidemiology, Graduate Certificate*


General Program Information


Graduate School Contact:
Alondra Robbins; robbinsad@etsu.edu; (423) 439-4302

Dr. Claudia Kozinetz, Department Chair
149G Lamb Hall
Box 70259
kozinetz@etsu.edu
(423) 439-4449

Dr. Mildred Maisonet, Graduate Coordinator
149H Lamb Hall 
Box 70259
maisonetnogu@etsu.edu
(423) 439-4486

The Epidemiology Graduate Certificate Program is a 16-credit program designed to provide the learner with a basic understanding of the concepts of epidemiology used in public health practice. Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of disease, illness, and injury.

Admission to the Program


The criteria for admission to the Epidemiology Graduate Certificate Program include:

  1. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  2. A minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Application materials which must be submitted to the School of Graduate  Studies include:

  1. an application;
  2. three (3) letters of recommendation; and
  3. transcripts from all colleges attended.

All applications will be evaluated by an admission committee. Letters of recommendation are waived for applicants of the Tennessee Public Health Workforce Development Consortium.

Articulation Agreement


Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate in Epidemiology and subsequently are admitted into the MPH degree program with a concentration in epidemiology may have up to sixteen (16) of the certificate credits applied toward the degree program of study as long as the courses fall within the matriculation limits.

Epidemiology, Graduate Certificate Requirements: 16 credits


Required Courses 16 credits
TOTAL 16 credits

Note:


If a student has previously completed one of the courses listed in the certificate program at another institution or in fulfillment of another degree at ETSU, the student should work with the academic advisor to choose an appropriate course to substitute for the certificate requirements.

Additional Information


A student may use a course from the following list to replace a required course previously taken at another institution or completed in fulfillment of another degree at ETSU.

Gainful Employment


*This is a Gainful Employment Program. For information about Gainful Employment programs, please see https://www.etsu.edu/gradstud/documents/gainfulemployment/epidemiology
_graduate_certificate.pdf