Certificate Program: Schedule and Curriculum

Certificate in Biostatistics: REQUIREMENTS

For graduation with a Certificate in Biostatistics, students must complete 15 credits of Core Course work. The minimum prerequisites are multi-variable calculus, linear algebra and one statistics course. Each student will be paired with an Academic Advisor to discuss their specific curriculum and plan for completion. The Certificates are offered on a full-time and part-time basis.

Possible schedule for (full-time) Certificate in Biostatistics

Year 1, Semester 1 (Fall):
BIST 510: Probability and Sampling
BIST 511: Statistical Inference
BIST 515: Introduction to Statistical Software

Year 1, Semester 2 (Spring):
BIST 512: Categorical Data Analysis
BIST 919: Independent Study
One Elective (chosen from):
          ♦ BIST 514: Linear Models and Multivariate Analysis 
          ♦ BIST 532: Machine Learning for Bioinformatics
          ♦ BIST 540: Experimental Design/Clinical Trials

Possible schedule for (part-time) Certificate in Biostatistics

Year 1, Semester 1 (Fall):
BIST 510: Probability and Sampling
BIST 511: Statistical Inference

Year 1, Semester 2 (Spring):
BIST 512: Categorical Data Analysis

Year 2, Semester 1 (Fall):
BIST 515: Introduction to Statistical Software

Year 2, Semester 2 (Spring):
One Elective (chosen from):
          ♦ BIST 514: Linear Models and Multivariate Analysis
          ♦ BIST 532: Machine Learning for Bioinformatics
          ♦ BIST 540: Experimental Design/Clinical Trials

 

Certificate in Epidemiology: REQUIREMENTS

For graduation with a Certificate in Epidemiology, students must complete 15 credits of Core Course work. The minimum prerequisite is one college-level statistics course.  Each student will be paired with an Academic Advisor to discuss their specific curriculum and plan for completion. The Certificates are offered on a full-time and part-time basis.

Possible Schedule for (full-time) Certificate in Epidemiology

Year 1, Semester 1 (Fall):
BIST 540: Experimental Design/Clinical Trials
BIST 545: Quantitative Data Analysis
One Elective (chosen from):
          ♦ BIST 502: Applied Biostatistics
          ♦ BIST 511: Statistical Inference
          ♦ TBIO 545: Cancer Epidemiology

Year 1, Semester 2 (Spring):
BIST 505: Epidemiology and Public Health (Elective Course)
One Elective (chosen from):
          ♦ BIST 512: Categorical Data Analysis
          ♦ BIST 541: Principles of Epidemiology
          ♦ BIST 919: Independent Study

Possible Schedule for (part-time) Certificate in Epidemiology

Year 1, Semester 1 (Fall):
BIST 540: Experimental Design/Clinical Trials
BIST 545: Quantitative Data Analysis

Year 1, Semester 2 (Spring):
BIST 505: Epidemiology and Public Health (Elective Course)

Year 2, Semester 1 (Fall):
One Elective (chosen from):
          ♦ BIST 502: Applied Biostatistics
          ♦ BIST 511: Statistical Inference
          ♦ TBIO 545: Cancer Epidemiology

Year 2, Semester 2 (Spring):
One Elective (chosen from):
          ♦ BIST 512: Categorical Data Analysis
          ♦ BIST 541: Principles of Epidemiology
          ♦ BIST 919: Independent Study