Advanced Graduate Certificate in Biostatistical Informatics

Develop your knowledge and skills in biostatistical informatics: the study of high-dimensional data in biomedical and public health research.

Through our certificate program, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the statistical foundations and methods of analysis of genetic data, including:

  • Genetic mapping
  • Quantitative genetic analysis
  • Design and analysis of medical genetic studies
  • Data mining

Academic and Career Preparation

Biostatistical informatics is the study of high-dimensional data in biomedical and public health research. This certificate program will enhance a student’s ability to properly evaluate and utilize a wide variety of advanced statistical methods. Students will receive in-depth training in the statistical foundations and methods of analysis of genetic data, including genetic mapping, quantitative genetic analysis, design and analysis of medical genetic studies and data mining. 

Biostatistics majors pursuing this certificate will benefit from specialized training that will more readily qualify them for employment and/or conducting research in the certificate subject areas.

Scientists working in areas outside of Biostatistics will obtain a level of quantitative literacy that will greatly improve their abilities to properly identify, evaluate and utilize statistical methods that are relevant to their particular subject matter.

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