BSTA 511 Estimation and Hypothesis Testing for Applied Biostatistics

Instructor(s): Jodi Lapidus, PhD

Course Description This course is designed for students in the Biostatistics Certificate Program, the MS in Biostatistics Program, the Epidemiology track and the Biostatistics track of the Oregon MPH program, and others who will go on to take Biostatistics II and III. A broad range of topics in probability, distribution, estimation and hypothesis testing will be covered. These will be followed by nonparametric methods and simple methods for categorical data. In addition, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and correlation and simple linear regression will be covered. Most homework will require using statistical software (Stata, R).

Credits 4

Term Offered Fall

Prerequisite Admission to the MPH, Biostatistics Certificate, or MS in Biostatistics Program, or permission of the instructor.