MPH Degree with Biostatistics Concentration

Coursework:
Typical sequence of courses for students pursuing an M.P.H. degree with Biostatistics Concentration.

Fall I Semester
BIOS 6200 Principles of Applied Statistics
BIOS 6204 Statistical Theory I
EPID 6210 Principles of Epidemiology
ENHS 6238 Principles of Environmental Health
Spring I Semester
BIOS 6202 Applied Linear Models
BIOS 6206 Statistical Theory II
EPID 6216 Biological Basis of Health
PUBH 6221 Foundations of Public Health Ethics
Summer: PUBH 6800 Practice Experience
Fall II Semester
BIOS 6210 Categorical Data Analysis
BIOS 6610 Biostatistical Consulting
BIOS 6700 Research Seminar in Biostatistics
BCHS 6212 Behavioral Sciences Theory in Public Health Practice
HPSM 6268 Health Services Admin and Management
Spring II Semester
BIOS 6212 Survival Analysis
BIOS Elective
BIOS 6700 Research Seminar in Biostatistics
PUBH 6600 Capstone
Required Courses in the MPH Concentration in Biostatistics Curriculum
BIOS 6200 Principles of Applied Statistics
BIOS 6202 Applied Linear Models
BIOS 6204 Statistical Theory I
BIOS 6206 Statistical Theory II
BIOS 6210 Categorical Data Analysis
BIOS 6212 Survival Analysis
BIOS 6610 Biostatistical Consulting
BIOS 6700 Research Seminar in Biostatistics
PUBH 6221 Foundations of Public Health Ethics
EPID 6210 Principles of Epidemiology
ENHS 6238 Principles of Environmental Health
BCHS 6212 Behavioral Sciences Theory in Public Health Practice
HPSM 6268 Health Services Admin and Management
EPID 6216 Biological Basis of Health
Biostatistics Elective Courses
Students will choose elective credit hours from the following list:
BIOS 6302 Applied Longitudinal Analysis
BIOS 6304 Design and Analysis of Experiments
BIOS 6310 Applied Bayesian Analysis
BIOS 6312 Sampling Methods
BIOS 6314 Clinical Trials Methodology
BIOS 6318 Nonparametric Statistics
BIOS 6300 Statistical Computing
BIOS 6316 Stochastic Processes
BIOS 6308 Multivariate Methods
BIOS 6450 Design and Analysis of Expression Studies

All MPH students are required to successfully complete a minimum of 45 semester credit hours for graduation. Please refer to the School of Public Health catalog for addtional information on graduation requirements.

 

Assistantships and Fellowships

Subject to the availability of funds, the School of Public Health will offer Graduate Assistantships, Research Assistantships, and Fellowships to selected fulltime students on a competitive basis. Information regarding other financial aid opportunities available to U.S. students may be found at: http://www.lsuhsc.edu/financialaid/

M.S. Degree Program in Biostatistics

Coursework:
Typical sequence of courses for students pursuing an M.S. degree in Biostatistics.

Fall I Semester
BIOS 6200 Principles of Applied Statistics
BIOS 6204 Statistical Theory I
EPID 6210 Principles of Epidemiology
Spring I Semester
BIOS 6202 Applied Linear Models
BIOS 6206 Statistical Theory II
BIOS Biostatistics Elective
PUBH 6221 Foundation of Public Health Ethics
Fall II Semester
BIOS 6210 Categorical Data Analysis
BIOS BIOS Elective
BIOS 6610 Biostatistical Consulting
BIOS 6700 Research Seminar in Biostatistics
BIOS 6900 Thesis Research
Spring II Semester
BIOS 6212 Survival Analysis
BIOS 6700 Research Seminar in Biostatistics
BIOS 6900 Thesis Research
PUBH 6200 Essentials of Public Health
Required Courses in the M.S. in Biostatistics Curriculum
BIOS 6200 Principles of Applied Statistics
BIOS 6202 Applied Linear Models
BIOS 6204 Statistical Theory I
BIOS 6206 Statistical Theory II
BIOS 6210 Categorical Data Analysis
BIOS 6212 Survival Analysis
BIOS 6610 Biostatistical Consulting
BIOS 6700 Research Seminar in Biostatistics
BIOS 6900 Thesis Research
INTER 220 Ethics in Biomedical Sciences
PUBH 6200 Essentials of Public Health
PUBH 6221 Foundations of Public Health Ethics
EPID 6210 Principles of Epidemiology

All MS students are required to successfully complete a minimum of 30 semester credit hours and write and defend a thesis for graduation. In addition, students must enroll in research seminar and take courses in research ethics and biostatistical consulting. Please refer to the School of Public Health catalog for more details on program and graduation requirements.

Assistantships & Fellowships

Subject to the availability of funds, the School of Public Health will offer Graduate Assistantships, Research Assistantships, and Fellowships to selected fulltime students on a competitive basis. Information regarding other financial aid opportunities available to U.S. students may be found at: http://www.lsuhsc.edu/financialaid/

Elective Courses

Students will choose elective credit hours from the following list:

BIOS 6302 Applied Longitudinal Analysis
BIOS 6304 Design and Analysis of Experiments
BIOS 6310 Applied Bayesian Analysis
BIOS 6312 Sampling Methods
BIOS 6314 Clinical Trials Methodology
BIOS 6300 Statistical Computing
BIOS 6316 Stochastic Processes
BIOS 6318 Nonparametric Statistics
BIOS 6308 Multivariate Methods
BIOS 6450 Design and Analysis of Expression Studies