Students admitted to the Master of Public Health in Biostatistics Fall 2018 and later will complete 45 credit hours of coursework. The course of study includes 9 elective credit hours, 4 credit hours of an internship and 3 credit hours of a capstone project. The program can be completed on either a full or part-time basis with most classes offered in the later afternoon and evening. All requirements must be met and the degree awarded within five years following the date of entrance into the program. 

 

Course Title

Credits

Required MPH Core

(14 credits) 

SPLH 601 Foundations of  Public Health

1

SPHL 602 Foundations of Epidemiology and Biostatistics 4

SPHL 603 Applied Data Laboratory

1

SPHL 610 Program Planning and Evaluation

5

SPHL 611 Public Health Ethics

1

SPHL 620 Leadership in Public Health

2

Required Cognate Area 

(15 credits)

EPIB 651  Biostatistics II

3

EPIB 652  Categorical Data Analysis 3
EPIB 653  Applied Survival Data Analysis 3
EPIB 655  Longitudinal Data Analysis 3
EPIB 697  Public Health Data Management 3

Electives

(9 credits)

3 Courses Selected with Advisement 9

Capstone

(7 credits)

EPIB 778  Internship in Public Health

4

EPIB 786 Capstone Project in Public Health

3

 

Total Credits in the MPH Biostatistics Program

45

 

Admitted Before Fall 2017

 

Course Title

Credits

MPH Core

EPIB 610  Foundations of Epidemiology

3

EPIB 650  Biostatistics I

3

HLSA 601  Introduction to Health Systems

3

HLTH 665  Health Behavior I

3

MIEH 600  Foundations of Environmental Health

3

Cognate Area

EPIB 611  Intermediate Epidemiology

3

EPIB 650 Biostatistics II

3

EPIB 652  Categorical Data Analysis

3

EPIB 663  Applied Survival Data Analysis

3

EPIB 655  Longitudinal Data Analysis

3

EPIB 641  Public Health and Research Ethics

1

Electives with Advisement

3/6

Capstone

EPIB 785  Internship in Public Health

3

EPIB 786 Capstone Project in Public Health (3 credits) or

EPIB 799 Thesis (6 credits)*

3/6

 

Total Credits in the MPH Biostatistics Program

43

* EPIB 786 is 3 credits which allows students to take 2 elective courses. EPIB 799 is 6 credits and allows for only 1 elective course

Admitted in Fall 2017

 

Course Title

Credits

Required MPH Core

(15 credits) 

EPIB 610  Foundations of Epidemiology

3

EPIB 650  Biostatistics I

3

HLSA 601  Introduction to Health Systems

3

HLTH 665  Health Behavior I

3

MIEH 600  Foundations of Environmental Health

3

Required Cognate Area

(16 credits)

EPIB 651  Biostatistics II

3

EPIB 652  Categorical Data Analysis 3
EPIB 653  Applied Survival Data Analysis 3
EPIB 655  Longitudinal Data Analysis 3
EPIB 697  Public Health Data Management 3

EPIB 641  Public Health and Research Ethics

1

Electives

(6 credits)

Selected with Advisement 6

Capstone

(6 credits)

EPIB 785  Internship in Public Health

3

EPIB 786 Capstone Project in Public Health

3

 

Total Credits in the MPH Biostatistics Program

43