Curriculum - 2017-2018 Matriculation

The M.P.H. degree requires a total of 20 course units. The M.P.H. in Biostatistics (BIS) requires the student to complete or acquire an exemption from the following courses. Full time students must carry a minimum of 4 course units each semester. If a course is waived, a substitute course must be identified.

COURSE

TITLE

UNITS

TERM
OFFERED

TERM
TAKEN

NOTES

MPH CORE COURSES (4 course units)

CDE/EMD 508

Principles of Epidemiology I

1

Fall

 

 

EPH 100

Professional Skills Seminar

n/a

Fall

 

 

EPH 515

Ethics and Public Health: An Introduction

n/a

Fall

 

 

EPH 520

Summer Internship (meets public health practice requirement)

n/a

Summer

 

 

One of the following:

SBS 505

Social and Behavioral Foundations of Health

1

Fall

 

 

SBS 537

Social and Interpersonal Influences on Health
(recommended for students with a social science background)

1

Spring

 

 

One of the following:

EHS 503

Public Health Toxicology

1

Spring

 

 

EHS 507

Environmental Epidemiology

1

Fall

 

 

EHS 508

Assessing Exposures to Environmental Stressors

1

Spring

 

 

EHS 511

Principles of Risk Assessment

1

Spring

 

 

EHS 573

Epidemiological Issues in Occupational and Environmental Medicine

1

Spring

 

 

EHS 575

Introduction to Occupational and Environmental Medicine

1

Fall

 

 

One of the following:

HPM 510

Introduction to Health Policy and Health Systems

1

Fall

 

 

HPM 560

Health Economics and U.S. Health Policy

1

Spring

 

 

 

 BIS DEPARTMENT REQUIRED COURSES (10 course units)

BIS 525

Seminar in Biostatistics and Journal Club (two semesters)

n/a

Fall/Spring

 

BIS 540

Fundamentals of Clinical Trials

1

Fall

 

 

BIS 623

Applied Regression Analysis

1

Fall

 

 

BIS 625

Categorical Data Analysis

1

Fall

 

 

BIS 628

Longitudinal and Multilevel Data Analysis

1

Spring

 

 

BIS 630

Applied Survival Analysis

1

Spring

 

 

BIS 678

Statistical Consulting

1

Fall

 

 

BIS 679

Advanced Statistical Programming in SAS and R

1

Fall

 

 

BIS 681

Statistical Consulting Lab

1

Spring

 

 

STAT 541*

Probability Theory

1

Fall

 

 

STAT 542*

Theory of Statistics

1

Spring

 

 

 

ELECTIVE COURSES (6 course units)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*These courses are offered in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. 

rev. 6.29.2017