Certificate in Epidemiology

For graduation with a Certificate in Epidemiology, students must complete 15 core course credits. Each student will be paired with an Academic Advisor (assigned in the summer prior to Fall matriculation) to discuss their specific curriculum and plan for completion. The Certificates are offered on a full-time and part-time basis. The minimum prerequisite is one college-level statistics course.

Possible Schedule for full-time Certificate in Epidemiology

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

One elective chosen below:
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 below:
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 & Reporting

Year 1, Semester 2 (Spring):
BIST 505: Epidemiology and Public Health (elective course)

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

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