The Applied Biostatistics Certificate is designed for individuals who lack formal training in biostatistics and would like to gain skills needed to understand and apply standard statistical techniques. It is an online program that is available to practitioners and/or students at WVU and elsewhere.
Individuals who would be interested in this certificate include clinical and translational researchers at varying levels of their career (faculty, fellows, residents, basic scientists) as well as public health practitioners, in the state of West Virginia and beyond. Interested individuals should have a desire to be more self-sufficient with their research, specifically being able to know basic study design principles, analyze their data and interpret their results.
Course Delivery OptionsOnline
Program Application RequirementsResume/CV, 3 Letters of recommendation, Personal Statement
Program Application Test RequirementsGRE
Admissions RequirementsResume/CV, 3 Letters of recommendation, Personal Statement
English Proficiency Requirements
All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.
WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.