The Colorado School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology is located on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO.
Department faculty train students in the foundations of epidemiology, in preparation for public health careers in a variety of organizations and industries. Students learn epidemiologic study design; statistical analysis; and the biological principles underlying human diseases. Students utilize their training to implement epidemiologic surveillance and research studies, providing evidence-based information to promote health and prevent disease and injuries. Coursework includes: analytical epidemiology; biostatistics; research methods; disease surveillance, chronic disease epidemiology; genetic & molecular epidemiology; cancer prevention & control; injury epidemiology & control; and epidemiology of communicable diseases. Elective coursework includes: clinical trials; statistical methods in genetic association studies; relational databases; and introduction to survival analysis.
The Department of Epidemiology offers several degree programs:
MPH and DrPH programs are administered directly through the Colorado School of Public Health, while the MS and PhD programs are administered through the CU Denver Graduate School.
The Colorado School of Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health