MS IN INFECTION PREVENTION AND EPIDEMIOLOGY

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Overview

The University of Providence Master of Science in Infection Prevention and Epidemiology program is designed to create leaders and educators in the prevention of infections across the healthcare continuum using epidemiological and infection prevention tools and principles. This program develops students in to change agents who will use systems thinking, data, and evidence-based practice to facilitate collaboration that improves patient safety.

A core benefit of this program is the diversity of professional students and the integration of learning across care settings.

Program Format

  • Eight-week online courses for working professionals with short breaks between courses
  • 6 semesters for a total of 23 months
  • Cohort model- students gain a sense of community and individual attention as they progress through the program with the same group of students.
  • Face-to-face program orientation prior to the start of the program
  • New Cohorts begin in January and August each year

How to Apply

  • Program Application: Applicants must complete an online graduate application at www.uprovidence.edu.
  • Official Transcripts: Applicants must submit official transcripts from all colleges leading to the completion of the bachelor’s degree. The transcripts must also verify a completed bachelor’s degree.
  • Personal Essay: Applicants are required to complete a one-page essay.
  • Curriculum Vitae or Résumé: Applicants are required to submit a CV or résumé.
  • Application Fee: Applicants must pay a $50 application fee.

Find full application instructions in the Application Packet.  Now accepting applications for Fall (August) 2018.  Completed applications for the Fall 2018 cohort are due by July 20, 2018.  Qualified applicants are currently being accepted for this cohort.  Once the program has reached capacity for a Fall 2018 start date, applicants we will begin accepting applicants for the Spring 2019

Contact

Amanda Munn
Graduate Program Coordinator
406-791-5311
Email: gradhealthprograms@uprovidence.edu

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