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Courses in SPH Biostatistics Department
Biostatistics offers training in the development and application of statistical and mathematical methods to the design and analysis of public health problems and biomedical research. Biostatistics is a core competency of public health, and a key to unlocking better outcomes.

Courses in the School of Public Health are listed in the Schedule of Classes under the School of Public Health.

Biostatistics (BIOSTAT)

Courses in the School of Public Health are listed in the Schedule of Classes under the School of Public Health. Courses not listed in the LSA Course Catalogue and not cross-listed through an LSA department count as non-LSA course work (see “Non-LSA Course Work” on the LSA website).

The following count as LSA courses for LSA degree credit.

BIOSTAT 449 / STATS 449. Topics in Biostatistics
STATS 401, 403, or 425 or permission of instructor. (3). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Introduction to biostatistical topics: clinical trials, cohort and case-control studies; experimental versus observational date; issues of causation, randomization, placebos; case control studies; survival analysis; diagnostic testing; image analysis of PET and MRI scans; statistical genetics; longitudinal studies; and missing data.

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