Quantitative Models for Public Health

Fall 2024 > Health Sciences > PUBH.6870 > 031

Course No: PUBH.6870-031; SIS Class Nbr: 10331; SIS Term: 3410
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course introduces quantitative models commonly used in public health research and practice. Emphasis is placed on understanding the logic and underlying assumptions of theses models. Students will gain knowledge and skills in properly selecting and applying these models in various practical settings. Topics include probability sample surveys, quantitative risk assessment, quasi experimental design, propensity matching, interrupted time series, epidemics of infectious diseases, Monte Carlo simulations, and predictive analytics.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: PUBH.5760 Biostatistical Programming, and PUBH.5770 Biostatistics for Health Data, or Permission of Instructor.
  • Core Codes: NO COST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Wenjun Li
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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

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