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140.605.11
Introduction to the SAS Statistical Package

Location:
Online/Virtual
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Department:
Biostatistics
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Synchronous Online
Dates:
Mon 06/28/2021 - Fri 07/02/2021
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  1:30 - 4:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
Contact:
Ayesha Khan
Resources:
Description:

Through this course, students become adept users of the SAS statistical package, mastering the skills needed for effective data management, data manipulation, and data analysis. Students learn how to document work, and make the work replicable. Discusses graphical techniques for displaying data. While this course uses the SAS statistical package exclusively, much of the technical knowledge and some of the computing techniques are applicable to any statistical package. No prerequisites.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Adeptly use the SAS statistical package
  2. Demonstrate effective data management, data manipulation, and data analysis
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 99% Discussion Board

Enrollment Restriction:

0

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

All in-person classes will be taught online via Zoom, on the dates and times the course is scheduled. For further information, please see the Institute website jhsph.edu/summerepi