FETP-Frontline Version 2.0 CDC Model Curriculum

Date published
Oct, 2020
Last updated
31 Jan 2023



The Workforce and Institute Development Branch (WIDB) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the FETP-Frontline version 2.0 CDC Model Curriculum. The curriculum includes the complete set of planning materials, PowerPoint presentations, instructor and participant guides, field guides, student assessment tools, and evaluation instruments for conducting the three-month FETP-Frontline program.

Version 2.0 includes edited and updated lessons and assessment tools, new lessons on SWOT Analysis and Communicating Surveillance Information, a new outbreak investigation case study, expanded field guides, many new global examples, and a cleaner and more consistent look for presentations and documents.

FETP Level



October 2020



Target Audience

Instructors from Frontline-level Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs) are the primary target audience for this curriculum.

Modification Permission

The curriculum can be adapted and modified to tailor to the need of each FETP and its context.


Note: You must have instructor status on the website to download the" limited access files". Please email learning [at] tephinet [dot] org to request instructor status.

Report Errors

If you detect an error in the curriculum, please inform the developers at AskWIDB [at] cdc [dot] gov.

Language Adaptation

If your FETP is planning to translate the materials to another language, please keep TEPHINET informed at learning [at] tephinet [dot] org. Help us reduce duplication of efforts and increase collaboration and sharing of materials with the FETP community.