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Arnold School of Public Health


Ph.D. in Biostatistics

If you aspire to teach at the college level, then the Doctor of Philosophy in Biostatistics is the advanced graduate degree for you. This degree prepares students for involvement in teaching and independent and collaborative biostatistical research; trains researchers to teach and to pursue original research on analytical approaches to investigating health conditions; and to develop novel biostatistical approaches.

Courses

School of Public Health Core Requirements (3 Credit Hours)

PUBH 700     (3)       Perspectives in Public Health

Department Core Requirements (9 Credit Hours)

800 Level Biostatistics Courses

Major Requirements (9 Credit Hours)

STAT 712      (3)       Mathematical Statistics I

STAT 713      (3)       Mathematical Statistics II

STAT 714      (3)       Linear Statistics Models

Seminars & Practica (9 Credit Hours)

BIOS 845       (3)       Doctoral Seminar (1 credit per semester for 3 semesters)

BIOS 890       (3)       Independent Study (Teaching Practicum)

BIOS 890       (3)       Independent Study (Consulting Practicum)

Elective (12 Credit Hours)

Three other Biostatistics classes from the course listing

One other elective

Thesis (12 Credit Hours)

BIOS 899       (6)       Dissertation Preparation

Total: 54 Credit Hours