Epidemiology PhD

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Program Description

Epidemiology focuses on understanding the determinants and prevention of disease, on the role of environmental factors in health and disease and how the administration of health programs can help implement this understanding. We offer academic programs and research opportunities to help you understand disease causes, preventions and the best way to implement this knowledge to improve public health.

Program Contact

Karen Degarmo
272 Farber Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Email: krklie@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-5364
Fax: 716-829-2979

Instruction Method

  • In Person (no courses offered online)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours

Time-to-Degree

  • 5 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

Admission Tests**

  • GRE

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.