SNIES: 12037 | Qualified registration: Resolution 02882 of 2015 | High Quality Accreditation: Resolution 18610 of December 03, 2018 for 6 years

The Master in Epidemiology received the High Quality Accreditation for six (6) years by the Ministry of National Education through resolution No. 018610 of December 3, 2018, is the first master's degree accredited at CES University, and the third in Colombia to receive this important recognition that guarantees that the program meets the standards of quality, social, academic and research relevance.

The Master in Epidemiology trains researchers for the scientific development of new knowledge that respond to the needs of the country and the region, through the development of skills that allow them to bridge the gap between the knowledge generated and its application to improve the quality of life and population health.

We develop our program in four face-to-face and independent cycles, offering our students the possibility of strengthening their knowledge in epidemiology based on research and applied practice.

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Know our rates and dates for the year 2021

Registration: 01-12-2020
Interviews: until November 25, 2020. They must be requested from the Faculty of Medicine from the moment of registration on the phone (4) 4440555 ext. 1351 or to the email
Exam: The written exam scheduled for November 25, 2020 for the Master of Tropical Medicine, Public Health and Epidemiology will not take place, due to current public health conditions. Only the interview will be applied.
Publication of results: December 1, 2020. The definitive list of those admitted will appear on the Website
Tuition payment: until December 16, 2020
Classes start: January 29, 2021
Registration PIN cost: $ 163,000 COP
Total cost per semester: $ 9,800,000 COP

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 .

Coordinator of the Master's program Epidemiology
Catalina Maria Arango Alzate
Telephone: (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1487

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Assistant Public Health Division
Sandra Milena Cadavid
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1351

of the applicant

Our program is aimed at professionals in the health area and related areas.

Why choose
this program

Our graduates are able to use research to solve problems.

of the graduate

Our graduates are able to use research to solve problems.

Professionals from different areas of knowledge can aspire to the Master's Degree in Epidemiology: health sciences (medicine, dentistry, bacteriology, nursing, nutrition); social sciences, natural sciences, engineering and mathematics, among others.

Today, the Master's Degree in Epidemiology from CES University has a wide recognition and trajectory that has contributed to the formation of scientific thinking of health professionals at different levels of training.

High-quality accreditation is the guarantee that the program meets the standards of quality, social, academic and research relevance required nationally and internationally.

The master's graduate is able to lead research teams, in addition to designing, executing, directing and advising research projects for the clinic, public health, mental health, the pharmaceutical industry, health technologies or any other line of research related to the health area.

Be a teacher in undergraduate and graduate programs, in subjects such as epidemiology, research seminars, biostatistics, evidence-based medicine, among others. Participate in management or technical teams of both public and private health institutions.


Know the necessary requirements to access the degree process at our University.


Learn about the job fields where you can work after graduating from CES University.

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 Master in Epidemiology trains researchers with academic, ethical and human excellence who contribute to scientific development in the field of public health and clinical research and can work in:
• Health institutions: where they carry out research activities, consultancy advice

• Educational institutions: in teaching and research activities
• Institutions of the productive sector: in research, management, consulting, advisory activities

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

We have our own scholarships and in alliance with the following entities:

Public entities

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Our teachers

Exchange from
another university

You chose us for your exchange, find out about the process and the requirements to meet.Plus

Exchange towards
another university

Live the experience of expanding your knowledge in Colombia or the world.Plus

Cultural academic internships

We open the doors of the world for you to complement your academic training with us.Plus

keep it going

Keep your knowledge updated to enhance your professional profile.Plus


We offer spaces and programs for the personal and collective development of the CES community.Plus

Discounts with entities in agreement

These are the economic benefits that we have with different companies and organizations.Plus

of languages

Increase your job possibilities, deepening or exploring new languages.Plus

Legal information of the program

Program name:
Master in Epidemiology.

School of Medicine.

Program modality:

SNIES code:

Program type:
Master's degree.

Qualified Registration:
Resolution 02882 of 2015


Title awarded:
Master in Epidemiology

2 years (4 semesters)

Total cost per semester:
$ 9,800,000 COP

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