The Certificate in Biostatistics provides students with skills in applied data analysis in the areas of public health and medicine. The coursework concentrates on developing statistical skills through the use of actual data sets and computerized statistical software packages. The certificate program will benefit students who want to strengthen their public health study with strong applied data analysis skills.
Offered by: Department of Global Biostatistics and Data Science
Faculty Lead: John Lefante, PhD
This certificate program provides master's level public health students with additional expertise in applied data analysis.
This certificate program is designed for current MPH/MSPH/MPH&TM/MHA students who are not pursuing the MSPH Biostatistics. The certificate is a complement to degrees in other areas.
Students who earn then the Certificate in Biostatistics will be able to:.
Number of Credits Required for Completion: 15
One of the following:
One or two* of the following 7000-level Biostatistics Elective (3):
BIOS 7220 Nonparametric Statistics (spring) (prerequisites: BIOS 6030, BIOS 6040, and at least one of BIOS 6230, BIOS 6240,BIOS 6270, BIOS 6280)
BIOS 7250 Principles of Sampling (spring) (prerequisite: BIOS 6030; and one of BIOS 6230, BIOS 6240, BIOS 6270, BIOS 6280)
BIOS 7300 Survival Data Analysis (fall) (prerequisites: BIOS 6030, BIOS 6040, and at least one of BIOS 6230, BIOS, 6240, BIOS 6270, BIOS 6280)
BIOS 7400 Clinical Trials (every other fall) (prerequisites: BIOS 6030, BIOS 6040, and at least one of BIOS 6230, BIOS, 6240, BIOS 6270, BIOS 6280)
*NOTE: If BIOS 6040 is required for the major, two 7000 level Biostatistics Electives (6 credits) are required.
Students should consult with their academic advisor to determine which certificate best fits their professional and academic goals