Epidemiologists ·  Investigate and describe the determinants and distribution of disease, disability, or health outcomes. May develop the means for prevention and control.



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Occupational Tasks ·  Oversee public health programs, including statistical analysis, health care planning, surveillance systems, and public health improvement.
· Investigate diseases or parasites to determine cause and risk factors, progress, life cycle, or mode of transmission.
· Plan and direct studies to investigate human or animal disease, preventive methods, and treatments for disease.
· Plan, administer and evaluate health safety standards and programs to improve public health, conferring with health department, industry personnel, physicians and others.
· Provide expertise in the design, management and evaluation of study protocols and health status questionnaires, sample selection and analysis.


Educational Requirements: ·  Master's degree


Occupational Skill Set
Skill Relevance
·  Reading Comprehension 89%
·  Science 84%
·  Writing 84%
·  Active Listening 83%
·  Active Learning 81%
·  Critical Thinking 81%
·  Speaking 79%
·  Time Management 75%
·  Complex Problem Solving 74%
·  Mathematics 74%