Class Dates
01/16/2024 to 05/03/2024
Delivered By
Online Asynchronous
Shengwu Shang
Meeting Times
Meets by Appt
Meeting Location
Distance Education

Fundamental Methods of Biostatistics

MPH 701 - Class Number: 14029


A course emphasizing concepts and practice of statistical data analysis for the health sciences. Basic techniques of descriptive and inferential statistical methods applied to health related surveys and designed experiments. Populations and samples, parameters and statistics; sampling distributions for hypothesis testing and confidence intervals for means and proportions involving one sample, paired samples and multiple independent samples; odds ratios, risk ratios, simple linear regression. Use of statistical software to facilitate the collection, manipulation, analysis and interpretation of health related data.


  • Instructor Shengwu Shang's permission is required after 01/23/2024.

Student Requirements:

  • Internet access

Enrollment Dates
10/23/2023 to 01/16/2024
Enrollment Limit

Credit/Tuition Options

Credit Option Hours

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