MPH in Epidemiology

The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is designed for those who wish to acquire knowledge and skills necessary for epidemiologic practice and research. This degree will be appropriate for persons interested in a career studying the relationship of risk factors to a variety of disease, injury, and other health-related states.

WVU MPH graduates in Epidemiology are qualified to work and provide leadership in state, federal, and global health agencies (e.g. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health [NIOSH]); hospitals; infection control departments in multiple industries; academic health centers and other healthcare organizations; research institutions, foundations; insurance and managed care organizations; and pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.