Credit Hours: 3Department: Biostatistics
Advanced Topics in Biostatistics
Addresses advance topics in biostatistics for the public health professional. Content emphasizes biostatistical concepts over methodology to prepare students for generalist public health positions. Course topics will address public health problem solving using study design, vital statistics, data, large health surveys, and an overview of multivariate statistics including multiple regression, logistic regression, longitudinal data, survival analysis, and recursive partitioning. Prerequisites: STA 570/580 or equivalent and one semester of calculus.