College of Public Health Guidebooks
Concentration: Global Communicable Disease (TCD)
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health
Graduates of the doctoral program will be qualified to conduct fundamental and applied research in identification, evaluation and prevention of tropical and communicable diseases. The global communicable disease (GCD) PhD program encompasses a wide variety of research interests. Faculty research areas—and research areas available for PhD research and training—include genomics, molecular parasitology and infectious disease ecology. Please review faculty web pages for an overview of faculty research interests.
Program of Study
If you have questions on your program, please contact the Doctoral Training Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are not a current student, or want to view program requirements from a different catalog year please use these sources:
- 2020/21 USF catalog PhD planner or COPH catalog section
- 2019/20 USF catalog PhD planner or COPH catalog section
- Any prior year please view the USF Graduate Catalog Archives
There may be circumstances in which a student may need to change their catalog year. This must be initiated through a discussion with your academic advisor. Details regarding USF policy on changing catalog year can be found at https://catalog.usf.edu/content.php?catoid=12&navoid=1375#students-major-degree-requirements.