Ph.D. On Campus


University of Miami

36 months
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The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Epidemiology at University of Miami is an intensive research-training program for students with prior training in Epidemiology or related disciplines. 


The Epidemiology program from University of Miami provides advanced education and training for students seeking a professional career in medical and health-related research, as well as for physicians and other persons who have attained professional degrees and are seeking to integrate epidemiological research and methods into their ongoing careers. 

Key Features 

  • As a research-focused degree, students are given the skills necessary to approach health problems to generate consequential research questions and use the most appropriate epidemiological methods to address them.  
  • The methodologically rigorous training comprises both formal classroom education and guided research with faculty mentors.  Key research areas include:  chronic disease epidemiology, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and obesity; behavioral epidemiology relating to substance abuse and HIV/AIDS, occupational disease epidemiology; and health disparities.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of Statistical Computing
  • Longitudinal and Multilevel Data
  • Clinical Trials
  • Ethical Issues in Epidemiology,Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology
  • Research Method
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Statistical Methods in Epidemiology

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




64 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
3.5 (analytical)

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must submit their application online through SOPHAS, the centralized application service of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). 
  • Applicants must submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities. All foreign transcripts must be official and submitted in the original language.
  • Applicants are required to submit a Graduate Record Examination, GRE general exam scores, taken within the last five years. 
  • International students whose native language is not English and/or did not graduate from an English-teaching institution are required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores.
  • Applicants are required to submit a statement of purpose that details their academic interest in the program. 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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