MS IN INFECTION PREVENTION AND EPIDEMIOLOGY

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Overview

A graduate of the University of Providence Master of Science in Infection Prevention and Epidemiology program will be a leader and educator in the prevention of infections across the healthcare continuum using epidemiological and infection prevention tools and principles. This change agent will use systems thinking, data, and evidence-based practice to drive collaboration that improves patient safety.

Program Format

The program is offered in eight-week online courses for working professionals who desire a robust and marketable degree. Through a sequenced, cohort model, students complete one course every eight weeks and finish within two years. All students must attend a 1.5 day face-to-face program orientation prior to the start of the program. New cohorts begin in January and August each year.

Cost

Providence St. Joseph Health and Partner organization caregivers and are eligible for a 50 percent tuition discount for this program. The graduate tuition rate is $815/course credit ($2,445/course). The tuition discount equates to $407.50/course credit or $1,222.50 per course. Financial aid is available.

This information is based on the 2017-18 school year.  Tuition is subject to change each academic 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.

Find full application instructions in the Application Packet.

Apply Now

Apply now for the Masters of Science in Infection Prevention and Epidemiology program. Now accepting applications for January and August 2018.

Contact

Jamie Owens, Sr. Project Manager
Email: healthprograms@uprovidence.edu
Phone: 406.791.5221

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