2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 12, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

Epidemiology Certificate


The Epidemiology (EPID) Certificate Program will provide graduate students specialized knowledge and skills in applying epidemiologic concepts and methods to prevention and public health problems.  Those who complete the prescribed coursework in this certificate program will achieve advanced competencies in the application of epidemiologic concepts and methods to address public health problems.

Application Process

To be admitted to the program, students must first be accepted into the WSU Graduate School.  At a minimum, applicants must have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

If you are not currently enrolled at WSU, you can apply as a non-degree student online through the WSU Graduate School.  During the online application process, you will have an opportunity to select the certificate program and to submit required documents.

Wright State University graduate degree-seeking students are also eligible for the certificate provided they apply before satisfying more than half of the certificate program’s required credit hours.  “Students in this status must have a 3.0 cumulative graduate grade point average the semester in which they complete nine semester hours of graduate credit.” (Policy 5010)

*Apply online to the Epidemiology Certificate Program

All applicants should submit the online certificate program application* along with a one- to two-page personal statement describing your professional background and interest in the program.

For More Information

Epideimology Certificate Program

Certificate Program Cost

The cost of the Epidemiology Certificate program will be graduate tuition and a program fee (if required by the course).  Applicable program fees are published in the class schedule.

Program Requirements


To achieve the Epidemiology Certificate, a student must receive a grade of B or higher in all courses.  EPID students must take PPH 6100  and PPH 6200  as required courses and choose three courses from the following subject areas:  intermediate and advanced methods in biostatistics, research design and methodology, advanced epidemiology.  Recommended courses are listed below.

Required Courses (6 hours)


Electives (9 hours)


Total: 15 Hours