Courses for Non-Biostatistics Students

The department welcomes students from other degree programs who are looking to extend their knowledge.

The course below may be of particular interest to students from other degree programs.  A complete list of course offerings from the Department of Biostatistics can be found in the VCU Bulletin.

General Biostatistical Applications

  • Introductory Level: BIOS 543 and BIOS 544 - This course sequence is offered every year and is intended for students with little to no experience.
  • Intermediate Level: BIOS 572 and BIOS 573 - This course sequence is offered every year and is intended for students with some previous experience with quantitative methods.

Specific Biostatistical Topics

  • BIOS 524 - Biostatistical Computing. Offered every fall.
  • BIOS 535 - Behavioral Measurement. Offered every other fall.
  • BIOS 549 - Spatial Data Analysis.
  • BIOS 567 - Statistical Methods for High-Throughput Genomics Data I. Offered every fall.
  • BIOS 571 - Clinical Trials. Offered every spring.
  • BIOS 635 - Structural Equation Modeling. Offered every spring.
  • BIOS 667 - Statistical Learning and Data Mining. Offered every other year.
  • BIOS 668 - Statistical Methods for High-Throughput Genomics Data II. Offered every other spring.
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