PBH 520 Biostatistics

This course will teach students to apply the different types of data and statistical tools used in Public Health. Students will apply statistical methods to Public Health problems and understand the role of statistics in conducting sound Public Health research and investigation. Coursework will focus on descriptive statistics including the mean, median and standard deviation. Upon completion of this course, students will understand the basic concepts of statistical inference, probability theory and bivariate analysis. Students will learn techniques for hypothesis testing including analysis of variance, t-tests and regression.