PHPM 524 Introduction to Biostatistics

Instructor(s): Byung Park, PhD (on campus); Mike Lasarev, MS (online)

Course Description Intended for non-epidemiology and biostatistics majors. An introductory course covering descriptive graphical and numerical measures, probability concepts, hypothesis testing and confidence interval estimation. Methods discussed include one- and two- sample t-tests, one- and two-sample nonparametric tests, simple categorical data analysis, analysis of variance, correlation, and simple linear regression. Homework will require use of a statistical software package. This course satisfies the core statistics requirement in the MPH program for non-epidemiology and biostatistics majors.

Credits 4

Term Offered Fall (online and on campus) and Spring (on campus)

Prerequisite Matriculation into the OMPH program