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In this Epidemiology in Public Health Practice Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with Johns Hopkins University you will become familiar with the epidemiologic toolset

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Overview

This Epidemiology in Public Health Practice Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with Johns Hopkins University is intended for people working or aspiring to work in the field of public health at the local, regional, and national level. 

Over five courses taught by faculty from the preeminent school of public health, you'll learn to use the core epidemiologic toolset to measure the health of populations, assess interventions, collect and analyze data, and investigate outbreaks and epidemics.

Applied Learning Project

Throughout the specialization, learners will perform a wide variety of project exercises, including reflection, analysis, calculation, application, mapping, and assessment, to solve authentic problems encountered by professional epidemiologists during the course of their work.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Essential Epidemiologic Tools for Public Health Practice
  • Data and Health Indicators in Public Health Practice
  • Surveillance Systems: The Building Blocks
  • Surveillance Systems: Analysis, Dissemination, and Special Systems
  • Outbreaks and Epidemics

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 5 months
    • 1 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner Level

  • No prior experience required.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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