A graduate of the MS program in Biostatistics is expected to achieve the following the following program competencies:
BIOST C1 - Describe the roles biostatistics serves in the discipline of public health.
BIOST C2 - Describe basic concepts of probability, random variation and commonly used statistical probability distributions.
BIOST C3 - Distinguish among the different measurement scales and the implications for selection of statistical methods to be used based on these distinctions.
BIOST C4 - Apply descriptive techniques commonly used to summarize public health data.
BIOST C5 - Apply common statistical methods for inference.
BIOST C6 - Apply descriptive and inferential methodologies according to the type of study design for answering a particular research question.
BIOST C7 - Apply appropriate computer technology to characterize and analyze public health data.
BIOST C8 - Interpret results of statistical analyses found in public health studies.