May 18, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Epidemiology, Graduate Certificate*

General Program Information

Mildred Maisonet, Ph.D.,  Graduate Epidemiology Certificate Coordinator
College of Public Health
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
(423) 439-4486

The Graduate Epidemiology Certificate is a 13-credits 100% online program housed in the ETSU College of Public Health, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Department. 

This program provides access to a selection of master level courses in epidemiology for students wanting to earn a robust, applied skill set in a short time frame.

Our students are online learners seeking to explore epidemiology’s career potential or further their professional effectiveness. Many of our certificate graduates continue their studies by enrolling in our MPH programs.  

Admission to the Program

In addition to the admissions criteria set by the ETSU Graduate School, the following is required:

  1. a resume or curriculum vitae,
  2. a statement of interest, and
  3. a virtual interview.

Factors considered in the admission decision include the applicant’s educational goals and demonstrated ability to succeed in the program. 

Program of Study

The program of study consists of four (4) courses. Two (2) are required courses and the other two (2) are elective courses students will select from a list of Advisor Approved Electives.

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 thirteen (13) 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: 13 credits

Required Courses 7 credits
Advisor Approved Electives 6 credits
TOTAL 13 credits