The online Certificate in Biostatistics is perfect for those working with statistical data who want to supplement their skills or are seeking a career transition.
Offered by the School of Public Health and Information Sciences at the University of Louisville (UofL), this 5-course (15 credit hour) biostats certificate prepares students to apply fundamental methods for analysis and management of data across various public health industries. Acquire the analytical background and informatics tools you need to meet your professional goals and advance your career in this evolving area.
This certificate qualifies for financial aid. Tuition rate does not include costs associated with a specific course or program, such as textbooks.
Learn how to employ statistical methods such as linear models and categorical data analysis, and use SAS and R software.
Gain expertise and highly marketable skills for a rapidly growing field.
Learn from world-class faculty with extensive applied experience.
Take advantage of the flexibility and convenience of 100% online classes and 24/7 access.
Get a jump start on your master’s degree—100% of credits earned in the certificate program apply to completion of your UofL Master’s in Biostatistics, also offered online (you must apply separately to the M.S. in biostats program).
Biostatistics Program Director Dr. Kulasekera shares details and benefits of earning your online Biostatistics Certificate.
The Certificate in Biostatistics from UofL prepares students for a wide variety of career paths in quantitative data analysis. They can choose to pursue biostats jobs within:
Insurers, consulting services
Medical centers, research centers
Government agencies (FDA, NIH, Census Bureau)
Universities and research institutions
Hospitals and cancer centers
Businesses and financiers
Product development companies
April 1 (International)
July 1 (International)
Note: Any application completed after the deadline is considered for admission for the next admission term. We recommend you work on and submit your complete application well in advance of the preferred deadline, as obtaining transcripts and other materials may take more time.
Only students interested in eventually pursuing the MS in Biostatistics should seek Summer admission. No Certificate courses are offered in the Summer term, only our Math Tools remedial calculus courses.