Epidemiologists study the outbreak patterns and causes of disease within populations. Epidemiologists also strive to treat and reduce the occurrence of disease outbreaks.

Where can an epidemiologist work?

Epidemiologists typically work in settings such as hospitals, universities, and government agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) or the World Health Organization (WHO). Epidemiologists spend the majority of their time collecting and analyzing data.

How do you become an epidemiologist?

Epidemiologists need to be master’s level prepared from an accredited college or university. It is typical that Epidemiologists earn their master’s degree in public health. Many continue and attain a doctoral or medical degree.

At Goodwin University, we offer public health degrees at bachelor and master’s levels. Start on your path to becoming a epidemiologist today.

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