Intro/Biostats for PUBHLTH

Subject Name: 
Public Health
Course Number: 
UMass Amherst
This introductory course is designed to give students the basic skills to organize and summarize data, along with an introduction to the fundamental principles of statistical inference. The course emphasizes an understanding of statistical concepts and interpretation of numeric data summaries along with basic analysis methods, using examples and exercises from medical and public health studies. The course does not require a high-level mathematics background, and will highlight the use and integration of statistical software, spreadsheets and word processing software in conducting and presenting data summaries and analyses.
Open to sophomore, junior, and senior KIN or PUBHLTH students. This class is currently closed to further enrollment. If you would like to be placed on a waitlist, please email
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Course Sections

Intro/Biostats for PUBHLTH
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Scott Chasan-Taber M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM