Epidemiology includes the description of the health-disease situation, its frequency, distribution and trends. The purpose of the program is the training of specialists at the highest level, through a model of theoretical and practical teaching focused on the active participation of the student and in accordance with the needs of the country and the institutions where the work action of the graduate takes place .

Rosario University - Bogotá
Quinta de Mutis Headquarters
Carrera 24 # 63c - 69

Our program lasts for a year and a half divided into 3 academic semesters, in which academic and research activities are developed.

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Registration: 06-07-2019
Interviews: They are scheduled directly by the Faculty, in person or virtually.
Publication of results: You can check if you were admitted on our website or by calling the faculty of the chosen program
Registration Payment: The registration payment will arrive to your email where you will find information on dates, value and forms of payment
Classes start date: Will be notified by the faculty

Documentation required for the registration process:

· A copy of the minutes of undergraduate
Copy of diploma
· Copy of the identity document (extended to 150%)
· Photo size 3 x 4 color, white background

NOTE: Previous documents or photocopies do not need to be authenticated.

Those forms in which false information is verified, or that are not fully filled out, will not be considered.

You will not be able to carry out the interview if you come to it without the minimum required documentation .

Special Coordinator Epidemiology CES University
Yolanda Torres de Galvis
E-mail: ytorres@ces.edu.co
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1330

Coordinator Esp. Epidemiology Universidad del Rosario
Carlos Enrique Trillos Peña
E-mail: carlos.trillos@urosario.edu.co
Telephone: (57) (1) 2970200 Ext. 3335

Do you want to know more?Write to us

Assistant CES University Public Health Division
Sandra Milena Cadavid Zapata
E-mail: scadavid@ces.edu.co
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 ext. 1351

of the applicant

Our program is aimed at professionals belonging to the health sector.

Why choose
this program

We have the highest quality standards in education, which allows us a recognition of excellence.

of the graduate

Our specialists have the skills to guarantee the quality and efficiency of health services.

The Specialization in Epidemiology is aimed at professionals in the health area, preferably linked to the areas of clinical research, community work and public health.

The Specialization in Epidemiology allows to carry out a high-quality postgraduate course in hours that do not compete with work activities. It has a focus on both clinical epidemiology and population epidemiology and public health,

allowing the comprehensive training of the epidemiologist and a greater field of action. In addition, the group of teachers is of high quality with Master's and / or doctorate training.

The graduate of the program will be able to:

• Design research projects, execute and direct research.
• Manage databases and analyze them.
• Prepare and present scientific reports.

• Critically read scientific literature.
• Design, direct and evaluate preventive interventions.
• Participate in the selection of health priorities and the formulation of policies.


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and scholarships

We offer financing options and scholarships to our students with entities in agreement.

You must approve all the subjects of the study plan and the specific requirements for each program, reported in the minutes by the Promotions Committee. In addition, it requires:

1. To have presented the current evidence that the State determines to be mandatory.
2. Present a certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.

3. The payment of the degree rights, established in the pecuniary rights.
4. Have approved the degree or research work.
5. Peace and safe with the University for all concepts.

The graduate of the program will have the following occupational profile

• May work in research and technology evaluation departments.
• Advisor on issues of epidemiology, research methodology, clinical epidemiology and evidence-based medicine, in undergraduate and graduate programs.

• Director of an academic training program in these fields.
• Head of epidemiology of a health institution.
• Principal investigator in charge of a project.

For financing we have agreements with:
CES Educational Strengthening Program
Pichincha Bank
Sapiencia Fund
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
National Savings Fund (FNA)

We have scholarships and in alliance with the following entities:

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Legal information of the program

Name of the program: Specialization in Epidemiology

Agreement: University Colegio Mayor Nuestra Señora del Rosario

Program modality: Face-to-face

Type of program: Specialization

SNIES code: 5511

Qualified registration: Resolution 4842 of April 7, 2014

City: Bogota

Title Awarded: Epidemiology Specialist

Duration: 1.5 years (3 semesters)

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