Certificate in Pharmaceutical Biostatistics

School of Computer Science and Engineering offers a Undergraduate Certification in Pharmaceutical Biostatstics. Certificate is awarded in recognition of the successful completion of all required academic courses and laboratory work in statistics and statistical programming. The topics and sequences are those agreed upon with the Industry Advisory Committee (IAC) and among CS & Math faculty.


To prepare participants to apply statistical methods to quantitative analysis of health care issues. It is aimed at professionals in government agencies as well as in pharmaceutical companies, research hospitals, public health agencies and other medical research organizations with the need to design medical experiments and to analyze and interpret increasingly complex health-care data.

Admission Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent

Certificate Requirements

Curriculum requires students to complete 15 credits to receive a certificate in Pharmaceutical Biostatistics. Students have to take a mandatory 3 credits course PHAR6605 and remaining 12 credits from the list below.

12 Credits (4 courses) to be chosen from the following

MATH2337     Applied Statistics I
MATH2338     Applied Statistics II
MATH3237     Probability & Statistics I
MATH3238     Probability & Statistics II
MATH2243     Statistical Programming
PHAR6605     The Pharm Industry: Structure & Government Regulations