Medical Biometry I


Course Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 11 weeks
  • Times: Evenings
  • Cost : $1,650

Next Start Date:

September 26, 2018

This course is part of a certificate program. You can also take it without enrolling in the program.

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About this Course

In this course, you’ll learn how to interpret the results of statistical analyses common in biomedical research by applying a variety of statistical methods and data manipulations in statistical software. We’ll expand your understanding of how to employ basic statistical concepts for answering scientific questions. You’ll explore how to apply appropriate statistical methods to analyze data sets from scientific and medical literature using the R software package.

We’ll also cover different types of study designs, when to employ different statistical tests, and how to interpret, report and draw conclusions from the results. We’ll also learn how to program in R to graphically display data in a variety of formats, and examine best practices for data presentation, interpretation and results reporting.

Program Overview

This course is part of the Certificate in Applied Biostatistics.

Quarter 1

Medical Biometry I

Learning Format

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »

Course Sessions

Online With Real-Time Meetings



You'll earn 4 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.


Credit Course

You’ll earn 4 academic credits for successfully completing this course. Learn more about credit courses