College of Public Health

About This Program

The Master of Science degree in Clinical Epidemiology is a STEM-designated advanced degree that prepares students in the epidemiological and biostatistical methods related to clinical trials and clinical research. Students learn advanced methods of observational and experimental study designs and are able to understand disease prevention, development, prognosis and treatment. In addition, students master and are able to apply good clinical practices, clinical trial design and management, statistical analysis, study monitoring, pharmaceutical research and regulations related to clinical research.

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • Fully online
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Medical scientists, except epidemiologists

  • 6.1% faster than the average
  • 138,300 number of jobs
  • $91,510 potential earnings


The M.S. degree in Clinical Epidemiology is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.