The MCH Epidemiology Training Course is an annual 3-5 day in-person course with some online lectures. It is usually given in May or June. It is targeted primarily for MCH staff in state and local health departments. The course alternates between being at a beginner-intermediate level and an intermediate-advanced level. The course covers topics such as program evaluation, needs assessment, small area analysis, trend analysis, multivariate analysis, and multi-level modeling.