Introduction to Statistical Methods for Life and Health Sciences

STATS XL 13

This introductory course for pre-health and pre-medical students covers the presentation and interpretation of data, descriptive statistics, and introduction to correlation, regression, and basic statistical inference.

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Starting at $985.00
As few as 11 weeks
5.0

What you can learn.

  • Gain an appreciation for the study of statistics and understand the role it plays in life and health sciences
  • Explore statistical methods used in data analysis
  • Develop ability to reason and make conclusions based on data
  • Understand sampling distributions
  • Utilize Statistical Test selection (knowing when it is appropriate to use each test)
  • Understand basic statistical inference (estimation, testing of means and proportions, ANOVA)

About this course:

This introductory course for pre-health professionals covers the presentation and interpretation of data, descriptive statistics, introduction to correlation and regression, and introduction to basic statistical inference (estimation, testing of means and proportions, ANOVA) using both bootstrap methods and parametric models. Transferable for UC credit.
Prerequisites
Three years of high school mathematics.

Spring 2022 Schedule

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Thursday 6:00PM - 9:15PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Miles Chen
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Fee:
$985.00
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Location: UCLA
Notes
Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 7, 2022. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 13, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Statistics for the Life Sciences by Samuels, Witmer, Schaffner
(Optional) Book: What is a p-value anyway? by Vickers
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Thu May 12, 2022
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Thu Jun 9, 2022
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