Certificate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics Overview Never before has disease prevention and health promotion been more important. As world events develop, with the added threat of bio-terrorism and other emerging public health issues, those who can apply knowledge gained through research to real-world problems are in great demand across all sectors: healthcare, pharmaceuticals, governmental and non-governmental agencies, business and academia. Drexel's accredited online Certificate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics is a graduate level, inter-disciplinary program designed for working professionals coming from a variety of backgrounds: public health administrators, physicians, nurses, clinical research professionals, health educators, policy experts and more.Program FeaturesFully online format is convenient for busy professionalsResearch-oriented training in the theory and tools of core public health disciplines You'll build the statistical background needed to conduct research and learn how to develop hypotheses, analyze data, and interpret and communicate results State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum Requirements PBHL 701Introduction to Descriptive Epidemiology and Biostatistics3.0PBHL 702Introduction to Analytic Epidemiology and Biostatistics3.0PBHL 703Design and Analysis Epidemiological Studies3.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institutionRequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended ResumeAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2016-2017 is $1096 per credit. This rate applies only to new online students. Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. This program is not eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings. When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2015 September 21, 2015 December 5, 2015 December 7, 2015 December 12, 2015 Winter 2016 January 4, 2016 March 14, 2016 March 15, 2016 March 19, 2016 Spring 2016 March 28, 2016 June 6, 2016 June 7, 2016 June 10, 2016 Summer 2016 June 20, 2016 August 29, 2016 August 30, 2016 September 3, 2016 Apply today for the Certificate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.