Policies & Guidelines

Policies & Guidelines

Below is a list of the main policies & guidelines related to the program.

General requirements for the MS and PhD degrees are established by the UC Davis Graduate Council. Specific requirements and course requirements for degree programs administered by the Group are described under Master of Science in Epidemiology degree requirements or Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology degree requirements. Specific details about requirements are outlined in the GGE Degree Requirements.

GGE Degree Requirements

Areas of Interest - Approved Electives


The Graduate Group in Epidemiology Student Handbook

Mentoring Guidelines

GGE Qualifying Exam: Tips for Success

Written Pre-Qualifying Exam Study Topics

UC Davis Graduate Studies

The Graduate Group in Epidemiology is within the Office of Graduate Studies.

Graduate Studies is a central hub for the various campuses, guiding and supporting graduate students from the moment of admission, through the various milestones of their progress, to the completion of their degree requirements. They provide academic, financial, personal, and professional support services that support the success and well-being of UC Davis graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.