Master of Public Health (MPH)

The redesigned UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Master of Public Health (MPH) program is for people who are passionate about solving urgent local and global public health problems. With a legacy of outstanding education, cutting edge research and globally-recognized leadership, the UNC Gillings School is creating the next generation of public health leaders through our integrated training program and 21st century curriculum. The Department of Epidemiology hosts the Applied Epidemiology and co-hosts the Health Equity, Social Justice, and Human Rights concentration.

Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR)

The Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) is for physician-scientists and others who want to develop the skills necessary for a successful career in clinical and translational research. The program emphasizes study design, fundamentals of data analysis and collaboration with methodologists including biostatisticians. Students also learn about proposal development and grant writing, project oversight, including patient safety and IRB compliance, interdisciplinary collaboration, presentation of study results and professional development.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) provides students with research and teaching skills in epidemiology through coursework, doctoral research, practice opportunities, and preliminary doctoral examinations.

For general questions about the department, the degree program, or admissions, contact us via email at or call us at 919-843-6182. Questions about employment should be directed to 919-843-6182.

Main Department Contacts

Academic Coordinators

Mailing Address
Department of Epidemiology
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
135 Dauer Drive
2101 McGavran-Greenberg Hall, CB #7435
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7435

Our offices are located on the second floor of McGavran-Greenberg Hall.

Featured Events

November 11
All Day
Biostatistics 75th Anniversary Celebration