Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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Course No: PUBH.5750-061; SIS Class Nbr: 1804; SIS Term: 3040
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.
  • Special Notes:
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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Karyn Heavner
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Summer 2021: May 17 to Jul 25
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.P.H. in Public Health: Healthcare Management Option

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