This online certificate program in biostatistics and epidemiology provides the skills needed to gather, analyze, and assess data for activities like clinical trials, medical research, and public health studies. This ten course program – including seven required courses and three electives – covers the critical, statistical concepts used in medical and health sciences.
The core curriculum includes instruction at the graduate level, and is taught by leading experts in biostatistics and epidemiology. The certificate program includes a deep dive into biostatistics for medical science and public health, and mixes theory and practical application so you can apply your skills immediately at your current job or leverage them as you seek a new one. You can choose your electives so as to focus on either epidemiology or randomized controlled trials.
This certificate offers a path to college credit – via the American Council on Education – to other institutions in the U.S. It offers approximately 28 credits in this way; compare to a Master’s degree program in biostatistics. See course offerings below.