Applied Biostatistics, Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate in Applied Biostatistics

University of Nebraska Medical Center

  • Fully Online
  • 12
  • $597.00
  • $597.00

Why Pursue This Program

The online Applied Biostatistics, Professional Certificate is designed for graduate students, public health professionals and health care providers who seek graduate-level training in applied biostatistics.

Students choose this program to gain:

  • A unique set of quantitative data skills.
  • Knowledge to create and develop medical studies.
  • The ability to help tackle issues facing public health.

Students who pursue this degree have a strong interest in analyzing and processing information, forecasting scenarios and drawing conclusions using analytic software and methods.

Career Outlook: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment of mathematicians and statisticians to grow 33 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than average for all occupations.

Biostatisticians work on multidisciplinary teams where they partner with experts in medical and public health fields to advance scientific discovery.

A certificate in applied biostatistics can enhance the following areas of study:

  • Epidemiology
  • Genetic Counselors
  • Clinical investigators
  • Biostatistics
  • Health Statisticians
  • Health Analysts

What's it like to take a program online?

Quality learning experience

The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.


Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.

Service you expect from a leading University

Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.

About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that optimizes learning within the online modality and because technology enables students to access education they may otherwise may not be able to pursue.