May 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Applied Biostatistics Graduate Certificate


Department: Dean’s Office
 

The online Applied Biostatistics Graduate Certificate is a self-supporting program.  A cost comparison of tuition and fees can be found here.

Please note: With the exception of the Department of Children and Family (DCF) waivers, all other waivers (including State of Florida and USF employee) are not accepted for Self-Funded/Self-Supporting or Market Rate Tuition program courses.  For additional information, visit: USF Tuition Waiver.

 


Biostatistics is the application of statistical methods to scientific research in health-related fields, including medicine, nursing and public health. Biostatisticians play essential roles in designing studies, analyzing data using biostatistical methodology, and developing new methods to solve challenging research problems. This graduate certificate of applied biostatistics program is a good choice for students who want to acquire data-analysis skills and a greater knowledge of biostatistics. Such gains of skill are useful in fields such as public health, medicine, nursing, business, education, engineering and other related areas. Upon completion of the program, the acquired skills can be applied immediately in the workplace, making the graduates more valuable problem solvers for their organizations.

Graduate Certificate Admissions and Process


Students must apply and be admitted into the Graduate Certificate to be eligible to receive a Graduate Certificate. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Graduate Certificate Director prior to applying. 

Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  1. University Admission Requirements, including English Proficiency    
  2. Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements    

Curriculum Requirements (14 Credit Hours)


Complete the following:

Graduate Certificate Time Limit


Five (5) Years.

Graduate Certificate Completion


For procedures to confirm completion of the Graduate Certificate, please refer to the website.