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Biostatistics Concentration

The primary objective of the MPH Concentration in Biostatistics is to provide a strong foundation in Public Health with a focus on quantitative methods. Students choosing this Concentration should have a strong aptitude for quantitative reasoning and methods with a focus on public health.

Requirements

Biostatistics Concentration Core Requirements

All students enrolled in the MPH Concentration in Biostatistics must complete the Concentration core requirements listed below.

Course Number Course Title Credits Pre-requisite Courses
BIOS 5201 Categorical Data Analysis 3 BIOS 5200, EPID 5200 and either (BIOS 5202 OR BIOS 5204 OR EPID 5201)
BIOS 5202 Applied Regression Analysis 3 BIOS 5200, EPID 5200
BIOS 5203 Survival Analysis 3 BIOS 5200, EPID 5200 and either (BIOS 5202 OR BIOS 5204 OR EPID 5201)
BIOS 5204 Statistical Computing 3 BIOS 5200, EPID 5200
    Total
12
 

Biostatistics Concentration Electives

Students who enrolled prior to Fall 2019 can choose 4 elective courses from the list below. All others choose 3. Students may also opt to choose courses from other departments to satisfy the elective requirements. 

Course Number Course Title Credits Pre-requisite Courses
BIOS 5303 Nonparametric Statistics  3
BIOS 5200, EPID 5200, BIOS
5201, BIOS 5202, BIOS 5204,
EPID 5201
BIOS 5304 Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials 3 BIOS 5200