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  School of Public Health 2022-2024 Master of Science (M.S.) Programs Epidemiology M.S. in Epidemiology (Pharmacoepidemiology) Competencies  


Master of Science (M.S.) Competencies - Epidemiology, Pharmacoepidemiology

Each concentration identifies competencies for each degree offered. These competencies reflect the full range of knowledge, skills, and other attributes that a student will acquire as a result of completing the requirements for a particular degree.
Upon graduation, a student completing the M.S. curriculum in epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology concentration, will be able to:
  • evaluate epidemiologic literature on pharmacoepidemiology topics in order to generate conclusions;
  • select and implement pharmacoepidemiologic techniques to quantitatively assess patterns and changes in disease and treatment of disease;
  • develop and test a specific hypothesis using an appropriate pharmacoepidemiologic study design and analysis plan;
  • determine appropriate use and implement data systems in pharmacoepidemiologic research and/or practice;
  • implement complex quality control methods during pharmacoepidemiologic data analysis; and
  • appropriately analyze and interpret pharmacoepidemiologic data, including large national or international level datasets.
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