Graduate Course Information

Note:
"A" courses are offered in the fall term.
"Q" courses are offered in the first half of fall term.
"R" courses are offered in the second half of fall term.
"B" courses are offered in the winter term.
"S" courses are offered in the first half of winter term.
"T" courses are offered in the second half of winter term.
"V" courses are offered in the summer term.

For students enrolled in the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program.


Master's Degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Epidemiology Master's students must take the following following 2.5 credits (A and B courses are .50 credits):

Students must take a minimum of 1.0 elective credits from within the department (B courses are .50 credits; Q, R, S, T and U/V courses are .25 credits):

Doctoral Degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Epidemiology Doctoral students must take the following 3.0 credits (A and B courses are .50 credits; Q and R courses are .25 credits):

Students must take a minimum of 1.0 elective credits from within the department (B courses are .50 credits; Q, R, S, T and U/V courses are .25 credits):

For students enrolled in the Biostatistics Stream, on or after September 1, 2020.


Master's and Doctoral Biostatistics Stream in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Both MSc and PhD students in the Biostatistics Stream need a total of 4.0 credits (A and B courses are .50 credits; Q, R, S, T and U/V courses are .25 credits). 

Students in this stream are required to take the following courses (2.5 credits):

In addition, students must take 1.5 credits from the following list of: 

Exceptions to the course requirements may be granted, with permission from both the Graduate Chair and the Biostatistics Coordinator.

For students enrolled in the Biostatistics Collaborative Specialization, on or before September 1, 2019.


Master's Degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Biostatistics

Biostatistics Collaborative Specialization Master's students must take a minimum of 2.0 credits from the following:

In addition, Biostatistics Collaborative Specialization Master's students must take a minimum of 1.5 elective credits from within the collaborative program:

  • Epidemiology 9553B (0.5 credit): Analytic Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology 9566S (0.25 credit): Clinical Trials: Design
  • Epidemiology 9568T (0.25 credit): Clinical Trials: Analysis
  • Actuarial Science 9004A (0.5 credit): Survival Analysis
  • Statistical Sciences 9846A (0.5 credit): Experimental Design
  • Statistical Sciences 9030B (0.5 credit): Topics in Statistical Inference
  • Statistical Sciences 9055B (0.5 credit): Generalized Linear Models
  • Statistical Sciences 9850B (0.5 credit): Advanced Data Analysis
  • Statistical Sciences 9864A (0.5 credit): Statistical Computing  
  • Statistical Sciences 9833B (0.5 credit): Analysis of Brain Imaging Data
  • Statistical Sciences 9924B (0.5 credit): Advanced Regression

Doctoral Degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Biostatistics

Biostatistics Collaborative Specialization Doctoral students must take a minimum of 2.0 credits from the following:

In addition, Biostatistics Collaborative Specialization Doctoral students must take a minimum of 1.5 elective credits from within the collaborative program:

  • Epidemiology 9553B (0.5 credit): Analytic Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology 9566S (0.25 credit): Clinical Trials: Design
  • Epidemiology 9568T (0.25 credit): Clinical Trials: Analysis
  • Actuarial Science 9004A (0.5 credit): Survival Analysis
  • Statistical Sciences 9846A (0.5 credit): Experimental Design
  • Statistical Sciences 9030B (0.5 credit): Topics in Statistical Inference
  • Statistical Sciences 9055B (0.5 credit): Generalized Linear Models
  • Statistical Sciences 9850B (0.5 credit): Advanced Data Analysis 
  • Statistical Sciences 9864A (0.5 credit): Statistical Computing
  • Statistical Sciences 9833B (0.5 credit): Analysis of Brain Imaging Data
  • Statistical Sciences 9924B (0.5 credit): Advanced Regression