Biostatistics (BSTT)


BSTT 400. Biostatistics I. 4 hours.

Descriptive statistics, basic probability concepts, one- and two-sample statistical inference, analysis of variance, and simple linear regression. Introduction to statistical data analysis software. Course Information: Enrollment restricted to public health students and healthcare administration students; other graduate, professional and advanced undergraduate students admitted by consent as space permits. To obtain consent, see the SPH registrar.

BSTT 401. Biostatistics II. 4 hours.

Simple and multiple linear regression, stepwise regression, multifactor analysis of variance and covariance, non-parametric methods, logistic regression, analysis of categorical data; extensive use of computer software. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): BSTT 400.

BSTT 413. Introduction to Data Analysis w/ R. 2 hours.

An introductory overview of statistical programming using R in the context of describing and analyzing public health data. Course Information: Extensive computer use required. Recommended background: BSTT 400; or IPHS 402.

BSTT 494. Introductory Special Topics in Biostatistics. 1-4 hours.

Special topics in biostatistics. Content varies. Course Information: May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.