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 infectious diseases 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 disciplinesIncludes instruction on Statistical Software Provides the foundation to understand the research process from developing hypotheses through communicating resultsState restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.Requirements PBHL 701Introduction to Descriptive Epidemiology and Biostatistics3.0PBHL 702Introduction to Analytic Epidemiology and Biostatistics3.0PBHL 703Design and Analysis Epidemiological Studies3.0You must take these courses sequentially, one per term. If you wish to take them back to back, you'll need to register for 701 in the winter quarter, otherwise you'll be taking a quarter off between classes. View 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 2016 September 19, 2016 December 3, 2016 December 5, 2016 December 10, 2016 Winter 2017 January 9, 2017 March 18, 2017 March 20, 2017 March 25, 2017 Spring 2017 April 3, 2017 June 10, 2017 June 12, 2017 June 16, 2017 Summer 2017 June 26, 2017 September 2, 2017 September 5, 2017 September 9, 2017 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.