About the Program
MUSC offers a Master of Public Health Degree with a concentration in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or Health Behavior and Health Promotion. The nation’s transition to a new healthcare delivery model means that professionals with expertise in prevention and community-based research will be critical to ensuring adequate Health care for all and for improving the health of the nation. The MUSC Master of Public Health degrees with concentrations in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or Health Behavior and Health Promotion will prepare the next generation of public health scientists and will help students develop expertise, research presence, and practice opportunities in population health and prevention.
Program Learning Outcomes: Skills and Knowledge
With an MPH in Biostatistics, students will learn applications of statistical methods in biomedical and health-related fields; MPH in Epidemiology students will learn the systematic study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states or events in specified populations, and the application of knowledge for developing rational measures of prevention and control of deleterious outcomes; MPH in Health Behavior and Health Promotion students take interventions into the communities that need them, and developing effective communication and education strategies to empower individuals in their own health care.
Tracks or Concentrations
Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Behavior and Health Promotion
Modalities of Instruction
Aspirational Career Sector
- 61. Education
- 62. Health Care & Social Assistance
- 81. Other Services (except Public Administration);public health, state government, non profit, federal government, global health