Biostatistics Curriculum

Curriculum Total Credits: 59

The objective of the Biostatistics option is to combine comprehensive training in public health with specific instruction in the principles and methods of Biostatistics to prepare theoretically grounded, culturally competent, and technically skilled public health professionals.

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Required Integrated Core Course Credits
H 513 Integrated Approach to Public Health Fall Year 1 12
Required option courses 29 Credits
H 524 Introduction to Biostatistics Winter year 1 4
H 525 Epidemiological Methods I Winter year 1 3
H 526 Epidemiological Methods II Spring year 1 3
H 580 Linear Regression and Analysis of Time to Event Data Spring year 1 4
H 581 Generalized Linear Models and Categorical Data Analysis Fall year 2 4
H 582 Analysis of Correlated Health Data Winter year 2 3
ST 521 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics Fall year 1 or 2 4
ST 522 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics Winter year 1 or 2 4
Electives (select 12) Credits
Alternatively, graduate courses may be chosen from one of the MPH options or elsewhere with advice of the program coordinator and the student’s advisor.
H 547 GIS and Public Health 3
H 551 Applied Epidemiological Analysis of Secondary Data 3
H 553 Applied Epidemiologic Methods 3
H 554 Epidemiology of Aging 3
H 555 Cancer Epidemiology 3
H 560 Public Health Surveillance 3
H 564 Computing Tools and Health Data Analysis 3
H 566 Data Mining in Public Health 3
H 573 Introduction to Multilevel/Hierarchical Models 3
H 578 Molecular Epidemiology 3
H 584 Analysis of Intervention Studies and Clinical Trials 3
H 586 Bayesian Biostatistics in Public Health 3
H 587 Time to Event Analysis of Health Data 3
H 592 Spatial Epidemiology 3
ST 507 Seminar: Section 1 - Consulting Practicum
(Students must take Section 1)
1
ST 515 Design and Analysis of Planned Experiments 3
ST 531 Sampling Methods 3
ST 539 Survey Methods 3
H 651 Advanced Epidemiological Methods 3
H 652 Causal Inference in Epidemiology 3
Internship 6 Credits
H 510 Internship Year 2 6