Department of Public Health Sciences

Teaching and Degree Programs

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Departmental Coursework:

Professional Degree Programs:

  • M.P.H., Master of Public Health

  • M.D., School of Medicine Office of Medical Education

Graduate Degree Programs:

  • Epidemiology The graduate group in Epidemiology at the University of California, Davis is a multidisciplinary program leading to either a Master of Science or a Doctor of Philosophy degree in epidemiology although we are currently giving strong preference to doctoral applicants.

  • PhD in Public Health Sciences (Admissions to open Fall 2017)

  • Biostatistics The graduate group in Biostatistics provides students with a solid training in the biostatistical core disciplines and theory, state-of-the art knowledge and skills for biostatistical data analysis, substantial exposure to the biological and epidemiological sciences, and a strong background in theoretical modeling, statistical techniques and quantitative as well as computational methods.

  • Pharmacology and Toxicology The graduate group in Pharmacology and Toxicology is an interdepartmental graduate group with over 50 faculty from the Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.