Students celebrate at the graduate student white coat/oath ceremony.

The Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS) offers an MS in Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology and offers courses for the Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences.

Graduate Program

The Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology Graduate Program aims to prepare doctoral and master’s students for research careers that integrate the basic principles of epidemiology with modern biotechnologies. In consultation with their graduate committee, the student will choose additional electives.

MS VPHE Required Coursework

Students must take one of the following courses as part of the program.

VIBS650Education in a Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Environment
VIBS608Epidemiology Methods I
VIBS681Seminar (Epidemiology Journal Club)
VIBS684/685Internship / directed studies (Non-thesis only)
VIBS691Research (thesis only)
STAT651Statistics in Research I

MS VPHE Electives

The following courses are commonly used electives for the degree.

ENTO618Medical and Veterinary Entomology
ENTO625Landscape Ecology
GEOG651GIS for Resource Managers
SOCI623Measurement of Sociological Parameters
STAT653Statistics in Research III
VIBS607Applied Epidemiology
VIBS626Methods in Vector-borne Disease Ecology
VIBS633Animal Diseases in Comparative Medicine

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