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Many health problems stem from exposure to hazards at home and in the community, healthcare system and work place. Learn to prevent disease and injury with a doctoral degree in epidemiology.
You'll be prepared to conduct research that identifies solutions for diseases caused by exposure to hazards in everyday life, which could include the physical, social, healthcare and policy environments. If you enjoy an interdisciplinary approach to learning, like to be on the cutting edge of research and want to devote your career to promoting health and safety, UMass Lowell's doctoral program is for you.
Here's what it takes to earn your Doctor of Science in Public Health:
To earn your Doctorate in Epidemiology, you will study epidemiological theory, mathematical statistics, data management and analysis using state-of-the-art statistical software, and advanced courses in epidemiology and biostatistics.
Areas of Dissertation research may include: health services epidemiology, social epidemiology, nutritional epidemiology, physical activity epidemiology, occupational epidemiology and environmental epidemiology.