MS Non-Thesis Requirements

Students must take required and elective courses to total 36 credits. Courses will be selected in consultation with the major professor and approved by the POS committee. Students are encouraged to consider earning a minor within their area of interest (see the Graduate College Handbook for details).

VPM MS Non-Thesis Required Courses
VDPAM 527 Applied Statistical Methods in Population Studies 3 credits Alt. Fall, Odd
VDPAM 528 Principles of Epidemiology and Population Health 3 credits Spring
VDPAM 529 Epidemiological Methods in Population Research 3 credits Alt. Fall, Even
STAT 587 Statistical Methods for Research Workers 4 credits Fall, Spring & Summer
VDPAM 590 Special Topics 3 credits Fall, Spring & Summer
VDPAM 599 Creative Component 3 credits Fall, Spring & Summer
Select one of the following    
STAT 402 Statistical Design and the Analysis of Experiments 3 credits Fall, Spring
STAT 407 Methods of Multivariate Analysis 3 credits Fall
STAT 421 Survey Sampling Techniques 3 credits Spring