Visit the Milken Institute School of Public Health website for additional information about academic programs and information about GWSPH. Graduate admissions information, including application requirements and deadlines, can be found on the GWSPH Graduate Admissions website.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 72 credits, including 14 credits in core courses, 28 credits in concentration-specific courses, a minimum of 12 credits in elective courses, 3 credits in practicum courses, and a minimum of 12 credits in dissertation research. In addition, students are required to complete the University's Graduate Teaching Assistantship Certificate program.

Core courses
PUBH 6080Pathways to Public Health
PUBH 6421Responsible Conduct of Research (taken for 1 credit)
PUBH 6850Introduction to SAS for Public Health Research
PUBH 6851Introduction to R for Public Health Research
PUBH 6852Introduction to Python for Public Health Research
PUBH 6860Principles of Bioinformatics
PUBH 6886Statistical and Machine Learning for Public Health Research
PUBH 8099Doctoral Topics (Cross Cutting Concepts in Public Health; taken for 1 credit)
PUBH 8870Statistical Inference for Public Health Research I
Applied biostatistics concentration-specific courses
PUBH 6866Principles of Clinical Trials
PUBH 6869Principles of Biostatistical Consulting
PUBH 8879An Introduction to Causal Inference for Public Health Research
PUBH 6887Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis for Public Health Research
PUBH 8871Statistical Inference for Public Health Research II
PUBH 8875Linear Models in Biostatistics
PUBH 8877Generalized Linear Models in Biostatistics
PUBH 8878Statistical Genetics
PUBH 8880Statistical Computing for Public Health Research
STAT 6227Survival Analysis
A minimum of 12 credits in elective courses, including at least 3 credits in bioinformatics courses, at least 3 credit in biostatistics courses, and at least 3 credits in cognate area courses.
Practicum courses (counseling and research)
PUBH 8283Doctoral Biostatistics Consulting Practicum
PUBH 8413Research Leadership
Dissertation research
PUBH 8999Dissertation Research (taken for 12 to 15 credits)
Additional requirements
Additional program requirements include, but are not limited to completion of the University's Graduate Teaching Assistantship Program Certificate, which includes enrollment in UNIV 0250. The 1 credit earned in UNIV 2050 does not count toward the total number required for the degree.

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