The Certificate in Epidemiological and Biostatistical Principles, offered though Drexel University e-Learning, is an inter-disciplinary program designed for working professionals coming from diverse backgrounds: public health administrators, physicians, nurses, clinical research professionals, health educators, policy experts and more.
The program provides research-oriented training in the theory and tools of core public health disciplines. Students build the statistical background needed to conduct research and learn how to:
Interpret and communicate results
Never before has disease prevention and health promotion been more important. As world events develop, with the added threat of bio-terrorism and other emerging public health issues, those who can apply knowledge gained through research to real-world problems are in great demand across all sectors:
Governmental & non-governmental agencies
This 9-credit (3 courses) program is offered in a convenient format for part-time students. You can study online, with no commuting to campus required. Courses are taught in 10-week terms, following Drexel University's academic calendar.
For Further Information
To learn more about this program, please visit the Certificate program's website, or view the Curriculum and Application directly. Current course syllabi may be downloaded here:
PBHL-701 Introduction to Descriptive Epidemiology
PBHL-702 Introduction to Analytic Epidemiology & Biostatistics
PBHL-703 Design & Analysis of Epidemiological Studies
If you have questions regarding this program, please contact:
Mary Genevieve Carty, MHEd
Educational Program Coordinator
Dept. of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Drexel University School of Public Health