General Program Information
David Shoham, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., Chair, Graduate Coordinator
College of Public Health
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
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
In addition to the admissions criteria set by the ETSU Graduate School, the following is required:
- a resume or curriculum vitae,
- a statement of interest, and
- a virtual interview.
Factors considered in the admission decision include the applicant’s educational goals and demonstrated ability to succeed in the program.
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.