Environmental Health – Epidemiology Specialization, M.Sc. in USA

Colorado State University

Study in:United States
77 days
Deadline: 1 Sep 2019


Epidemiologists work around the world studying diseases, outbreaks and trends in populations to help prevent and control diseases.Goals of the Environmental Health – Epidemiology Specialization program offered by Colorado State University

  • Identify the cause of a disease and its risk factors
  • Determine the extent of the disease in the community
  • Study the natural history and prognosis of disease
  • Evaluate existing and newly developed preventative and therapeutic measures of health care delivery
  • Provide the foundation for developing public policy

Program Structure

Courses included:

  • Epidemiologic Methods
  • SAS and Epidemiologic Data Management
  • Programming for Research
  • Advanced Epidemiology
  • Applied Logistic Regression
  • Environmental/Occupational Epidemiology

Academic Requirements

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today’s graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections – Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 – 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 – 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 – 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae.
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0/4.0 from most recent/highest college-level degree for regular admission.
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores in the general examination (verbal, quantitative and analytical writing) within five (5) years – MCAT scores may be used in place of GRE scores.
  • One official transcript from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended.
  • Written statement of background, interests, motivation and goals.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources.

Detailed Program Facts

Starting in January 2020

You can apply until: 1 Sep 2019

For more details please visit program website.

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