Departmental resources for current students are available here.

Course Information

All course information can be found in the UNC Course Catalog.

Additional courses may be added on a semester basis at the discretion of the department. See the UNC Registrar’s Directory of Classes page for more information.

Current Courses

Fall 2024 Epidemiology Courses
Spring 2024 Epidemiology Courses

General Resources

RA/TA Information

Handbook and Program Guidelines

Which version applies to me?

Current Year Program Guidelines:

Previous Program Guidelines (2007-2018):

Graduate School Resources

MPH and MSPH Practicum Materials

Before starting the practicum

Entered program Fall 2017

Entered program Fall 2018

After completing the practicum

Degree Audit Checklists



General Forms

Master’s Forms

Doctoral Forms

Laptop Policy

It is a requirement that all SPH students own a laptop that meets minimum requirements*. The university provides 24/7 computer support as well as on-site computer repair for PC and Mac computers purchased through the campus CCI program. Our faculty members increasingly are incorporating a wide variety of computer-based technologies into course content. Some courses include presentations on student laptops, use of laptops for taking notes or accessing the web, and use of social media tools, polling tools or other course-specific software during class. Students also use laptops for sharing group projects and other assignments. In short, laptops have become essential tools for 21st century students.

  • The specifications listed in this link are minimum requirements. For the Department of Epidemiology, we encourage incoming students to upgrade, if possible, the processor, memory, and hard drive capacity (in that order) at the time of purchase. This should provide more assurance that your system will handle computation and data analysis requirements throughout the program.
  • If you intend to run SAS (required for our courses) on your laptop you must have a Professional or higher version of Microsoft Windows. SAS will not install on a Home Edition Windows operating system.
  • For students interested in Mac laptop options, please use the configurations of the current MacBook Pro models as guidelines for recommended specifications. Current models available through CCI are found here: CCI Laptops
  • SAS for Mac users: SAS is only compatible with a Windows operating system (Professional or higher). A dual-boot system (BootCamp) or VM software is required for Mac users installing SAS. The Windows operating system is available to students through campus IT services.


Contact your academic coordinator.

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.