Core Courses

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours


BE-8028/8029 Epidemiology and Biostatistics Seminar* 2 total A/S
BE-7022 Introduction to Biostatistics 3 U/A
BE-7076 Introduction to Epidemiology 2 U/A
BE-9075 Design and Management of Field Studies in Epidemiology 3 S
BE-7088 Regression Analysis 3 S
BE-9066 Clinical Research Scholars Seminar** 1 A/S
BE-7078C Introduction to SAS Programming 1 U/A
One of the following courses:    
BE-7067 Scientific Integrity -or- 1 U
GNTD-7003 Ethics in Research 1 S
Additional 2 credits in biostatistics (*select one) 3  
BE-7061       *Biostatistics in Research 3 A
BE-9061       *Meta-Analysis  3 A
BE-7068       *Decision-Analysis & Cost Effectiveness Analysis 3 S
ENV‐7091  Master’s Thesis Research****  2 A/S/U

* Students must present their research in at least one division seminar. The presentation will fulfill that quarter's attendance requirement.

** Clinical Research Scholars class is held once a month for the Autumn and Spring semesters. You cannot register for this course until Spring semester, but attendance is taken and credit given if you have attended the required number of sessions.

*** To meet the requirement for 2 additional hours of biostatistics credit, trainees may select from the biostatistics courses listed as suggested electives or any of the biostatistics offered in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. We recommend that trainees discuss their biostatistics course selection with their advisors.

**** Students must take 2 Master's Thesis Research credits before graduating. However, Master's Thesis Research credits beyond these 2 do not apply towards the 30 credits needed to graduate. If you plan to Research credits as electives, you should register for Non-Thesis Research: ENV-8091