: Continuing Education: FOCUS on Field Epidemiology (CE-FOFE Online) Details

UNC Gillings Program Details
: Continuing Education: FOCUS on Field Epidemiology (CE-FOFE Online)

Overview of Continuing Education: FOCUS on Field Epidemiology (CE-FOFE Online)

Program Focus

The North Carolina Institute for Public Health at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health offers a wide variety of continuing education programs, from face-to-face courses to online trainings. One of NCIPH’s goals is to strengthen the practice of health and human services professionals, research and educators through well-designed and targeted training programs. Please NCIPH’s catalog of courses for a full list of continuing education offerings.

Focus on Field Epi

No visits to campus, no fees, and no applications are required. Simply create an account and take the course here: http://unc.live/2f5Qg4o. Originally published as a bi-monthly periodical, FOCUS offers a hands-on practical approach to topics in field epidemiology.

General Information

Expected Duration:
~4.5-5hrs to complete
Learning Environment:
Application Cycle:
rolling admissions
See application details page for more info.

Applicant Information

Who Should Apply:
Matriculating class size for the program: N/A
Applications Received:
Applicants Admitted:
Enrolled Student Demographics:
School-wide demographics:
  • 70% / 30% female to male
  • 38% minority, including 20% underrepresented minorities (defined as Black or African American, Hispanic of any race, American Indian or Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander)
  • 10% international
  • mean age of 31
Our School is committed to diversity and inclusion.
Total Students Enrolled:
Incoming Class Size:
Matriculating class size for the program: N/A

Program Costs & Funding

Estimated In-State Tuition & Fees:
There is no cost for this program.
Estimated Out-of-State Tuition & Fees:
There is no cost for this program.
None available.

Admissions Information

Prior Degree Required:
Required Prerequisites:
Standardized Test(s) Accepted:
Not required
Undergrad G.P.A.:
School-wide: Incoming students had a mean undergraduate GPA of 3.5
Letters of Recommendation Required:
Not required
Interviews Required:
Not required
Work Experience Required:
Not required
Visit Opportunities:

There is at least one open-house event in the spring for both admitted applicants and applicants awaiting an admissions decision.

During the Program

Required Courses:
Comprehensive Exam Type(s):
No comprehensive exams
Capstone, Thesis or Dissertation:
None required
Practicum, Internships & Fieldwork:
None required
Global Options Available:

The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health strives to integrate global content and approaches across the School’s courses, programs and degrees. We believe that every student should emerge from our School with an understanding of global health issues. Some courses are focused largely on global issues, others are designed so that global and local issues are intertwined and some still are evolving. Learn more about these options.

NOTE: Continuing education students don’t have opportunity for global study outside courses comprising program.

After the Program

The Gillings Program Search is a tool for exploring academic programs at the School. It is a prospectus for the current year to be used in consultation with an academic adviser and does not constitute the complete degree or program requirements for graduation or program completion.

Program Contact:

Rachel Wilfert
Research Associate
(919) 966-4085
NC Institute for Public Health
CB 8165
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8165