Curriculum - 2018-2019 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)

EPH 508

Foundations of Epidemiology for Public Health

1

Fall

 

 

EPH 507

Social Justice and Health Equity

1

Fall

 

 

EPH 510

Health Policy and Health Care Systems

1

Fall

 

 

EPH 513

Social, Environmental, & Biological Determinates of Major Health Threats1

1

Spring

 

 

EPH 100

Professional Skills Series

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

 

 

 

 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

Spring

 

 

BIS 628

Longitudinal and Multilevel Data Analysis

1

Spring

 

 

BIS 630

Applied Survival Analysis

1

Spring

 

 

BIS 678

Statistical Practice I

1

Fall

 

 

BIS 679

Advanced Statistical Programming in SAS and R

1

Fall

 

 

BIS 681

Statistical Practice II

1

Spring

 

 

S&DS 541*

Probability Theory

1

Fall

 

 

S&DS 542*

Theory of Statistics

1

Spring

 

 

 

ELECTIVE COURSES (6 course units)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

rev. 8.11.2018