2016-2017 Methodology Specialization

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2016-2017 Methodology Specialization

Curriculum

Area     

Title

Credits

Math

 

 

Math 4545 

Analysis Overview

4

 

                                                                Core Math Credits

4

Core Statistics 

 

 

STAT 6570 

Applied Bayesian Analysis

2

STAT 6801 

Statistical Theory I  

4

STAT 6802 

Statistical Theory II

4

STAT 6860 

Foundations of the Linear Model

STAT 6910

Applied Statistics I

4 

STAT 6950 

Applied Statistics II

4

PUBH 7245/STAT 7755

Biostatistical Collaboration

2

STAT 7301 

Advanced Statistical Theory I

3

STAT 7410 

Theory of the Linear Model

3 

STAT 7430 

Generalized Linear Model

STAT 7730

Advanced Statistical Computing

3

PUBH 8235
or STAT 8605 


Advanced Regression Model for Time-to-Event Data
Advanced Survival Analysis

3
3

 

                                                        Core Statistics Credits

37

Core Advanced Statistics

   

STAT 7201

Theory of Probability 3

STAT 7540

Theory of Stochastic Processes 3
 

Advanced Statistics Credits

6

Core Biostatistics
(pick two)

 

 

PUBHEPI 6410

Principles of Epidemiology

3

PUBHBIO 7215/STAT 6615

Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials

2

STAT 8625/6625

Stat Methods for Analyzing Genetic Data

3

 

                                                     Core Biostatistics Credits

5/6

Electives

 

 

6000-level STAT 
or 7000-level PUBHBIO 

As approved by the student's dissertation committee

8

 

                                                                  Electives Credits

8

 

                                                    Total Course Credit Hours

60/61

TOTAL COURSE HOUR REQUIREMENTS: The doctoral program requires a minimum of 80 credits, including the 60/61 credits of courses listed above. Note that the required curriculum leaves a maximum of 20 of the required 80 hours available for individual reading and research related to developing the dissertation.  However, students may exceed the 80 required hours. A maximum of 30 credits of master’s degree work may be applied to PhD requirements if approved by the Graduate Studies Committee. A grade of B- or better is required in all courses in the PhD program.  Students should be familiar with and follow any additional Graduate School enrollment rules and procedures.

 

Sample Program 

First Year

MATH 4545 (Anaylsis)

4

STAT 6570 (Appl Bays)

2

 

STAT 6801 (Stat Theory I)

4

STAT 6802 (Stat Theory II) 

4

 

STAT 6910 (Appl Stat I)

4

STAT 6860 (Found Lin Mod)

2

 

 

 

STAT 6950 (Appl Stat II)

4

Second Year

STAT 7301 (Adv Stat Theory I) 

3

STAT 7430 (GLM) 

3

 

STAT 7410 (Theory of Lin Mood)

3

PUBHBIO 8235 or STAT 8605 (Adv Survival)

3

 

STAT 7201 (Theory of Prob)

3

Elective 

 

 Third Year

 PUBHEPI 6410 (Prin. Epi) 

3 

STAT 6615/PUBHBIO 7215 (Clinical Trials) 

2

 

STAT 7730 (Stat Computing)

3

STAT 7540 (Stoch Proc)

3

 

STAT 8625 (Stat Meth Genetics)
or STAT 6625 (Analy Genetic Data) 

3

PUBHBIO 7245/STAT 7755 (Biostat Collab)

 2

 Later Years

Elective

 

Elective