Biostatistics Sample Program

These are example course schedules only. Ideal schedules will vary between students based on interests and past coursework, and some of the classes listed may not be offered every year. Students should discuss their own course schedules with their advisors.

Year 1, Fall

COURSE COURSE TITLE HOURS
Bioinformatics 523 Bioinformatics Basic Biology Lab (“Biology Boot Camp”) 2
Biostatistics 601 Probability and Distribution Theory 4
Biostatistics 650 Applied Statistics I: Linear Regression 4
Biostatistics 666 Statistical Models and Numerical Methods in Human Genetics 3
Biostatistics 810 Approaches to the Responsible Practice of Biostatistics 1
Public Health 610 Introduction to Public Health 1

Year 1, Winter

COURSE COURSE TITLE HOURS
Biostatistics 602 Biostatistical Inference 4
Biostatistics 651 Applied Statistics II: Extensions for Linear Regression 3
Biostatistics 695 Analysis of Categorical Data 3
Mathematics 451 Advanced Calculus I 3

Year 2, Fall

COURSE COURSE TITLE HOURS
Biostatistics 615 Statistical Computing 3
Biostatistics 653 Applied Statistics III: Longitudinal Analysis 3
Biostatistics 801 Advanced Inference I 3
Epidemiology 515 Genetics in Public Health 3

Year 2, Winter

COURSE COURSE TITLE HOURS
Biochemistry 415 Introductory Biochemistry 4
Biostatistics 699 Analysis of Biostatistical Investigations 4
Biostatistics 802 Advanced Inference II 3
Epidemiology 516 Genomics in Epidemiology 4

Year 3, Fall

COURSE COURSE TITLE HOURS
Biostatistics 8XX Biostatistics Elective 3
Biostatistics 680 Applications of Stochastic Processes I 3
Biostatistics 830 Statistical Modeling of High-Throughput Sequencing Data 3
Human Genetics 541 Molecular Genetics 4

Year 3, Winter

COURSE COURSE TITLE HOURS
Biostatistics 646 High-Throughput Molecular Genomic and Epigenomic Data Analysis 3
Biostatistics 665 Statistical Population Genetics 3
Biostatistics 815 Advanced Topics in Computational Statistics 3
Human Genetics 542 Molecular Basis of Human Genetic Disease 3
Biostatistics 866 Advanced Topics in Genetic Modeling 3