General Program Information
Mildred Maisonet,Ph.D., Graduate Biostatistics Certificate Coordinator
College of Public Health
The Graduate Biostatistics Certificate is a 13-credits 100% online program housed in the ETSU College of Public Health, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Department.
This program provides access to a selection of master level courses in biostatistics for students wanting to earn a robust, applied skill set in a short timeframe.
Our students are online learners seeking to explore biostatistics’ career potential or further their professional effectiveness. Many of our certificate graduates continue their studies by enrolling in our MPH programs.
Admission to the Program
The criteria for admission to the Biostatistics Graduate Certificate Program include:
- A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution; and
- A minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Application materials which must be submitted to the School of Graduate Studies include:
- an application;
- three (3) letters of recommendation; and
- transcripts from all colleges attended.
Factors considered in the admission decision include the applicant’s interest in the field and demonstrated ability to succeed in the program. Applicants are encouraged to include a brief statement of interest describing their educational goals.
Program of Study
The program of study consists of four (4) courses. Two (2) are required courses and the other two (2) are elective courses students will select from a list of Advisor Approved Electives.