Concentration Specific Competencies

Competencies Addressed by Concentration Specific Coursework

CS1. Describe and use preferred methodological alternatives to commonly used statistical methods when assumptions are not met. (STA 503 Introduction to Applied Statistics I, STA 504 Introduction to Applied Statistics II)
CS2. Distinguish among the different measurement scales and the implications for selection of basic or advanced statistical methods such as higher order modeling, and use appropriate scales for different public health or health related research scenarios. (STA 503 Introduction to Applied Statistics I, STA 504  Introduction to Applied Statistics II).
CS3. Interpret results of statistical analyses found in public health and health related science research including more complex studies based on multifactorial designs, random effects models and mixed effects models.(STA 503 Introduction to Applied Statistics I, STA 504 Introduction to Applied Statistics II)
CS4. Use and explain linear (simple and multiple) and logistic regression. (STA 503 Introduction to Applied Statistics I).
CS5.

Use and explain group comparison procedures. (STA 504 Introduction to Applied Statistics II).