This is an introductory course in statistical methods for the health sciences. The course will emphasize the principles of statistical reasoning, underlying assumptions, hypothesis testing, and careful interpretation of results. Some topics covered: major study designs, descriptive statistics, graphical displays of data, probability, confidence intervals and tests for means, differences of means, sample size and power, differences of proportions, chi-square tests for categorical variables, regression, multiple regression, and non-parametric statistics. Prereq: MATH 100 or equiv.

All course requirements must be completed by May 16, 2014

Wisconsin Standards

Special Message

This course is part of a 60 credit degree completion program for a Bachelor's Degree in Health Science Information Management and Technology in collaboration with UW-Green Bay, UW-LaCrosse, UW-Extension, and UW-Stevens Point.

Note

Program admission not requried for participation.

Registration

Contact John McCulley for registration and additional program information.

Tuition

Estimated Tuition (subject to change)

Undergraduate $1,170.00

(does not include cost of textbooks and or additional software for successful completion of the course)