Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Fall 2024 > Health Sciences > PUBH.5750 > 031

Course No: PUBH.5750-031; SIS Class Nbr: 7775; SIS Term: 3410
Course Status: Open

Course Description

Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of disease in human populations, and the risk factors associated with diseases. This course provides an introduction to epidemiology and the associated biostatistical methods that constitute the principal quantitative methods for disease prevention. Topics include: measures of disease frequency, measures of central tendency and spread, rates and risks, precision and validity, bias, simple linear regression, and the important study designs (population surveys, cohort, case-control and cross-sectional studies).

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Stephanie Lino
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Fall: Sep 04 to Dec 20
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1800 | Pay as little as $367/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.P.H. in Epidemiology, M.P.H. in Healthcare Management, M.P.H. in Social and Behavioral Sciences, M.S. in Health Information Management: Health Informatics Option, Graduate Certificate in Public Health Studies

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