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.
Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics, students will be able to:
- Identify and apply appropriate statistical methods for analyzing public health and biomedical data
- Summarize statistical designs, including design issues and power calculations, and their applications in solving public health and biomedical problems
- Interpret and convey statistical findings
- Use technology to perform statistical procedures