This graduate certificate in bio statistics is designed to meet the needs of public health practitioners who desire additional training in bio statistics. It provides training in quantitative skills used in health departments, managed care organizations, community-based organizations, international health agencies, and state and federal agencies.Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:•Use statistical techniques in the design of observational and experimental studies found in public health research and practice;•Develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities in the use of statistical techniques and common statistical software packages for the analysis of health data;•Apply probability distributions to public health outcomes; and•Effectively communicate statistical methods, results, and conclusions with other public health professionals and the community at large. The Bio statistics graduate certificate is awarded to students who have been officially admitted to the program and have successfully completed15 credit hours of approved coursework. A student may use a course from the following list to replace a required course previously taken at another institution, or completed in fulfillment of another degree at ETSU.
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