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MPH Public Health - Biosecurity and Disaster Preparedness/Epidemiology Joint Concentration)

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University is a pioneer in biosecurity and disaster preparedness training and was one of the first to offer a degree program in the field. Faculty and students in this concentration have been heavily involved in the COVID-19 response. At SLU, you can get a Master of Public Health with a concentration in biosecurity and disaster preparedness or pair your study of biosecurity and disaster preparedness with coursework focusing on epidemiology or global health. You can also get a certificate in the discipline. Each prepares you for a wide range of senior leadership roles in the prevention of and response to both natural and manmade disasters and can be completed entirely online or in a traditional classroom setting.Training in biosecurity and disaster preparedness trains you to help prevent biological terrorism and build effective rapid response capabilities for organizations throughout the public and private sectors. You can work to curb emerging infectious disease outbreaks in crops and livestock that threaten our food supplies. Or, you can develop, implement and assess strategies for governmental agencies, first responders and industry to effectively respond to natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.

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$38,750 Per Year

International student tuition fee

2 years


Aug 2024

Start Month

Jul 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • August 2024
  • August 2025
  • January 2025
  • August 2026
  • January 2026

Mode of Study

  • Full Time