Course Schedule | PhD in Biostatistics

Year 1

Fall Semester

Course Name Credit(s)
BIST 500: Department Seminar 0
BIST 610: Probability and Large Sample Theory 3
BIST 615: Advanced Statistical Inference 3
BIST 620: Generalized Linear Models 3
Total 9 Credits

Spring Semester

Course Name Credit(s)
BIST 500: Department Seminar  0
BIST 625: Statistical Computing* 3
BIST 630: Bayesian Inference* 3
BIST 635: Longitudinal Data Analysis* 3
Total 9 Credits

Year 2

Fall Semester

Course Name Credit(s)
BIST 500: Department Seminar 0
BIST 640: Causal Inference* 3
BIST 645: Advanced Survival Analysis* 3
BIST 650: Semiparametric Inference* 3
Cognate Requirementᶜ 3
Total 12 Credits

Spring Semester

Course Name Credit(s)
BIST 500: Department Seminar 0
BIST 655: Statistical Genetics* 3
BIST 660: Deep Learning & Artificial Intelligence* 3
BIST 665: Consulting Lab* 1
Cognate Requirementᶜ 3
Total 10 Credits

Year 3 +

Fall or Spring Semesters

Course Name Credit(s)
BIST 500: Department Seminar 0
BIST 999: Thesis Research 0
Total 0 Credits

* Biostatistics Electives
** Bioinformatics Elective
C Cognate Requirements 
(may be taken anytime from Year 2+)