Degree Requirements | MS in Biostatistics

Students are required to complete the 30 credits of fundamental required courses and 2 credits of Practicum Research or Special Topics Requirement.

Students have the flexibility to choose between the Practicum Research courses or Special Topics courses to fulfill the requirement – Special Topic I & II or Practicum I & II.

CHECKLIST

   12 Required Courses (30 credits)

   2 Courses of Practicum Research or Special Topics Requirement (2 credits)

 

Required Courses


BIST 500: Department Seminar
0 credit | Fall or Spring Semester
Every 2nd & 4th Friday of the Month | 10am – 11am
Various Speakers

BIST 510: Probability and Sampling
3 credit | Fall (September thru mid-October)
MW | 4pm – 6:30pm
Course Instructor: Korostyshevskiy, Valeriy

BIST 511: Statistical Inference
3 credit | Fall Semester
MW | 4pm – 6:30pm
Course Instructor: Makambi, Kepher

BIST 512: Categorical Data Analysis
3 credit | Spring Semester
M | 5pm – 7:30pm
Course Instructor: Ahn, Jaeil

BIST 513: Survival Analysis
3 credit | Spring Semester
M | 2pm – 4:30pm
Course Instructor: Fang, Hongbin

BIST 514: Linear Models and Multivariate Analysis
3 credit | Spring Semester
T | 2pm – 4:30pm
Course Instructor: Luta, George

BIST 515: Introduction to Statistical Software
2 credit | Fall Semester
W | 2pm – 3:45pm
Course Instructor: TBA

BIST 532: Machine Learning for Bioinformatics
3 credit | Fall Semester
W | 5pm – 7:30pm
Course Instructor: Li, James

BIST 540: Experimental Design/Clinical Trials
3 credit | Fall Semester
M | 10am – 12:30pm
Course Instructor: Wang, Hongkun

BIST 541: Principles of Epidemiology
3 credit | Fall Semester
T | 3:30pm – 6pm
Course Instructor: Dragomir, Anca

BIST 545: Quantitative Data Analysis & Reporting
2 credit | Fall Semester
T | 3pm – 4:40pm
Course Instructor: Korostyshevskiy, Valeriy

BIST 595: Data Science
2 credit | Fall Semester
T | 5:30pm – 8pm
Course Instructor: Li, James

Practicum Research or Special Topics Requirement

Students have the option of taking Practicum I & II or Special Topic I & II to fulfill the Practicum Research or Special Topics Requirement.


BIST 817: Special Topic I
1 credit | Spring Semester
Various Instructors

BIST 818: Special Topic II
1 credit | Fall Semester
Various Instructors

BIST 917: Practicum I
1 credit | Spring Semester
Various Instructors

BIST 918: Practicum II
1 credit | Fall Semester
Various Instructors