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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Department of Epidemiology

Omaha, NE

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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Overview

University of Nebraska Medical Center / Department of Epidemiology is located in Omaha, NE, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
5
Accepted
5
Enrolled
24%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st March 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in epidemiology or related field

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 20%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 5
Male (9)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Arsenic in drinking water and diabetes, environmental tobacco smoke exposure, injuries in pork processing, cancer-related disparities in Northern Plains American Indian communities, pandemic flu preparedness in Nebraska nursing homes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 984395 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE  68198-4395
United States
Contact Dr. Deborah Levy
Chair
Email: deborah.levy@unmc.edu
Phone: 402-552-9879