Master of Science in Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Management

This is a new 2-year fulltime training program in applied epidemiology and public health laboratory practice. It is conducted in conjunction with the Rwanda Ministry of Health, the NURSPH, the TRAC+, the Rwanda National Reference Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, the African Field Epidemiology Network, and the U.S. Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/Atlanta and Rwanda.

The program focuses in applied epidemiology and public health laboratory practice laboratory component.

It involves 25% classroom instruction and 75% field assignments and aims to provide students with opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills in field epidemiology to identify public health problems and design interventions targeted to impact the overall public health of Rwanda, to incorporate and integrate the laboratory as an essential member of the epidemiological team.