Columbia's epidemiology department, one of the oldest and most distinguished in the world, conducts cutting-edge research and trains tomorrow's scientific leaders. We encourage you to explore our research and training programs and discover how you can join us.

Degree Programs

Offering an MPH, MS, DrPH and PhD, we train the next generation of epidemiologists for meaningful careers in population health science and public health practice.

Training Programs

Postdoctoral and doctoral training programs address a diverse range of health domains and epidemiological methods.

Online MS in Epidemiology

The Online MS in Epidemiology program provides working health professionals with the knowledge, skills, and credentials needed to engage in rigorous population health research.

Episummer@columbia Summer Institute

The episummer@columbia Summer Institute at Columbia University provides opportunities to gain foundational knowledge and applied skills in 2 formats: weeklong and 1–3 day workshops via Zoom webinar, and online courses available anywhere.

Research Groups

The Department has a world-class reputation and faculty experts who are leaders in a variety scientific research areas.

Epidemiology Centers

Department faculty lead a wide range of renowned research centers and programs at Columbia and around the world.