Official transcripts reflecting an earned bachelor’s degree, with a 3.0 or higher grade point average for the last 60 undergraduate or the last 18 graduate/post-baccalaureate credit hours completed.
Foreign Transcripts: Official transcripts or mark sheets of college level work not in English or in the standard U.S. grading scale must be sent to a credential evaluation service for translation.
Transcripts must carry the signature of a responsible official in which the work was done and the seal of that institution, or must be certified true copies of the original records. If transcripts do not show the degree earned and the date on which it was conferred, official degree statements must also be provided
Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores taken within the last five years.
Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references.
A resume reflecting one or more years of work/volunteer history related to health and/or human services.
A one-page personal statement.
Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores are required of all applicants whose primary language is not English or whose undergraduate degree is from a college or university outside of the United States.
Biostatistics Concentration Prerequisites:
The student must have received the equivalent of a grade of B or better in a college-level statistics course, differential calculus and integral calculus.
|CPH 500||FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC HEALTH||3|
|CPH 504||EPIDEMIOLOGY IN PUBLIC HEALTH||3|
|CPH 514||PLANNING AND EVALUATION||3|
|CPH 539||PUBLIC HEALTH: LEADERSHIP AND ADVOCACY||3|
|CPH 517||DESIGN OF MEDICAL HEALTH STUDIES||3|
|CPH 651||INTRODUCTION TO SAS PROGRAMMING||3|
|CPH 652||BIOSTATISTICAL METHODS II||3|
|CPH 653||CATEGORICAL DATA ANALYSIS||3|
|CPH 654||SURVIVAL DATA ANALYSIS||3|
|CPH 655||CORRELATED DATA ANALYSIS||3|
|ELECTIVE COURSES (3 credit hrs)||3|
|CPH 528||SERVICE LEARNING FOR MPH||3|
|CPH 529||CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE||3|
|Total Credit Hours||42|
|BIOSMPH1||Employ effect size, sample size, and power calculations in the design or interpretation of studies as appropriate for the specific reserach questions and hypotheses.|
|BIOSMPH2||Apply appropriate statistical methods for estimation and inference, using a software package for data management, statistical analyses, and data presentation.|
|BIOSMPH3||Apply statistical methods for quality control and data cleaning to already collected data, verify assumptions of statistical tests and models, and implement appropriate methods to address any issues discovered.|
|BIOSMPH4||Develop written and oral presentations based on statistical findings for both public health professionals and lay audiences.|
|BIOSMPH5||Evaluate the strengths and limitations of study design and statistical analyses of public health and biomedical studies.|
|BIOSMPH6||Communicate ethical considerations in research, study design, and data handling, analysis, and interpretation.|