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Epidemiology Courses

Take free online epidemiology courses. Explore the study of infectious disease and other biology and public health subjects with courses from top institutions. Join today.

What is Epidemiology?

Epidemiology is the branch of medical science that studies diseases. Epidemiologists study the causes, transmission, health effects and outbreak risk of infectious diseases in populations throughout the world.

Online Epidemiology Courses and Programs

Get an introduction to epidemiology with online courses from major universities and institutions worldwide. Edx offers both individual courses and advanced programs designed to help you learn about epidemiology in an engaging and effective online learning environment complete with video tutorials, quizzes and more.

Additionally, edX offers the option to pursue verified certificates in courses. The certificate lists edX and the name of the university or institution offering the course and can be uploaded to your LinkedIn profile. It is proof for employers and others that you have successfully completed the course. Get started in with one the following courses or programs.

Epidemics from The University of Hong Kong will give you an overview of the origins, spread and control of infectious disease epidemics. Learn about the modern issues global health practitioners face when responding to emerging infectious diseases and understand the importance of effective communication in controlling and preventing outbreaks. The free, 10-week online course is available in both English and Chinese.

Explore additional free online epidemiology and public health courses. Many are self-paced so you can enroll and start learning today.