A 35-week online course on the principles and methods of biostatistics. Certificate in Applied Biostatistics - Online
At a glance
Opportunity for
  • A comprehensive overview of study design and applied biostatistics
  • MD, PhD, or equivalent
  • Explicit involvement in basic science/clinical research
Time commitment
  • Four hours per week
Session dates
  • September 14, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Application due
  • 5:00pm on August 7, 2020
  • All applicants will be notified of their status no later than August 21, 2020.
The application process will open June 12.

This online course offers a comprehensive introduction to biostatistics in medical research. The course includes a review of the most common techniques in the field, as well as the manner in which these techniques are applied in standard statistical software. At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to choose an appropriate statistical analysis plan, calculate the sample size needed to complete a study, analyze the collected data, and communicate the results from their experiment.

Course Materials

For course materials, please visit Harvard Catalyst Desire2Learn. You will only be able to access this system if you have received a confirmation letter for this course. Questions?