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Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Summer Institute Online!

Take our courses from anywhere in the world.

Our 2016 course schedule will be posted in January 2016.

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Online courses in a distance-learning format

Course materials are presented in a combination of videotaped lectures, discussions, and LiveTalk sessions.

All first time participants taking an online course from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health must complete the Introduction to Online Learning course. This is a free, non-credit mini course that must be completed before you can enroll in any online courses. Please register here. Please note that registration for this course closes at 11:59pm Eastern standard time on the first Friday of the class.

340.731.89 Principles of Genetic Epidemiology I
May 26 - June 19, 2015
4 credits

340.732.89 Principles of Genetic Epidemiology II
June 22 - July 10, 2015
3 credits

340.612.89 Epidemiologic Basis of TB Control
June 2 - 12, 2015
2 Credits

340.668.89 Topics in Infectious Disease Epidemiology
June 15 - July 3, 2015
3 Credits

340.694.89 Power and Sample Size for the Design of Epidemiological Studies
June 29 - July 3, 2015
1 Credit

Technical requirements for online courses

Interactive, real-time online course participation

Students are on-line simultaneously with the onsite class and able to interact directly with the instructor and class participants.

340.658.11 Critical Reading of Epidemiologic Literature
Saturday, June 27, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
1 Credit

30.725.11 Methods for Clinical and Translational Research
Saturday, June 20, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
1 Credit

Technical Requirements

Recommended Summer Institute Student Computer - Webcast Viewing Specifications





Current Version of Firefox. Cookies Enabled.

Current Version of Internet Explorer or Firefox. Cookies Enabled.

Hard Drive

20 GB Free Space Available.

20 GB Free Space Available.

Reliable Broadband

Cable or DSL, No Wireless.

Cable or DSL, No Wireless.


4 GB RAM (or more).

4 GB RAM (or more).

Operating System

OSX 10.8 or newer

Windows 7 preferred.


2.0 GHz or faster preferred

2.0 GHz or faster preferred.


Up to Date

Up to Date

Computer Skills

Students must be able to perform basic computer operations and internet functions.

Students must be able to perform basic computer operations and internet functions.