Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics
The Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics (GCB) is a 15-credit hour graduate certificate that allows students studying in programs outside the Department of Biostatistics to learn a basic background in the design and analysis of biomedical studies. The courses included in this certificate will provide students with an introduction to methodological applications in public health and medical research; skills that will be necessary for completing quantitative components of research projects and attractive to future employers.
Objectives of the Certificate:
To prepare students to design and analyze biomedical studies.
To identify appropriate statistical tests for comparisons in one or multiple samples
To provide correct interpretations in testing and estimation paradigms
To understand the use of different regression methods for investigating the association of risk factors and outcomes while controlling for confounding.