BIOS 524. Biostatistical Computing. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Techniques for biostatistical computing are presented by way of contemporary statistical packages. Students learn how to create and manage computer data files. Methods for data entry, preparation of data for analysis and summaritive procedures are covered. Students learn the basics of random number generation and its applications, numerical methods for statistical algorithms, and concepts of numerical accuracy and stability. Advanced topics include interactive matrix and macro languages. Emphasis is placed on computational methods and data management rather than on statistical methods and procedures.

Biostatistics, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

http://bulletin.vcu.edu/graduate/school-medicine/biostatistics-phd/

...BIOS 513 , BIOS 514 , BIOS 524 , BIOS 601 , BIOS 602 , BIOS 606 , BIOS 615 , BIOS...

Biostatistics, Master of Science (M.S.)

http://bulletin.vcu.edu/graduate/school-medicine/biostatistics-ms/

...completion of following courses: BIOS 524 , BIOS 601 , BIOS 602 and BIOS 606 . This examination...