PhD - Biostatistics and Data Science

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Plan of Study

Year 1 - Fall
BDS 721Analytics3
BDS 741Statistical Inference I3
BDS XXXPrinciples of Programming3
Total9
YEAR 1 - SPRING
BDS 722Advanced Analytics3
BDS 723Statistical Computation3
BDS 751Statistical Inference in Genetics3
Total9
Year 2 - Summer
BDS 797Biostatistics & Data Science Internship1
Total1
YEAR 2 - FALL
BDS 725Survival Analysis3
BDS 765Advanced Machine Learning3
BDS 792Statistical Consulting1
MSCI 710Epidemiology I3
Total10
YEAR 2 - SPRING
BDS 724Longitudinal and Multilevel Models3
BDS 761Data Science3
BDS XXXStudy Design3
ID 709Responsible Conduct of Research1
Total10
YEAR 3 - SUMMER
BDS 797Biostatistics & Data Science Internship1
Total1
YEAR 3 - FALL
BDS 798Dissertation Research1
PHS 700Essentials of Population Health Science3
Elective *3
Total7
YEAR 3 - SPRING
BDS 798Dissertation Research1
ID 714Professional Skills3
Elective *3
Total7
YEAR 4 - SUMMER
BDS 797Biostatistics & Data Science Internship1
Total1
YEAR 4 - FALL
BDS 798Dissertation Research1
Total1
YEAR 4 - SPRING
BDS 798Dissertation Research1
Total1
YEAR 5 - SUMMER
BDS 797Biostatistics & Data Science Internship1
Total1
YEAR 5 - FALL
BDS 798Dissertation Research1
Total1
YEAR 5 - SPRING
BDS 798Dissertation Research1
Total1
* Elective courses will be chosen from the courses offered in the Data Science or other UMMC graduate degree departments upon approval of the program director.