Non-Degree Options

You may take courses without formal admission in a degree program through one of our certificate programs or by enrolling as a non-matriculated or graduate non-matriculated student.

Certificate Programs

Some Biostatistics courses may be taken through our certificate programs offered by our partners. Contact the individual programs directly for additional information. 

Certificate in Applied Biostatistics

UW Professional and Continuing Education offers a Certificate in Applied Biostatistics, an online version of our introductory Biostatistics sequence BIOST 511, 512, and 513.

Certificate in Statistical Genetics

The Department of Statistics offers a Certificate in Statistical Genetics option for both matriculated UW graduate students and non-matriculated students.

Taking Courses with Non-Matriculated Status

To take classes without enrolling in a degree program or certificate, your first step is to obtain status of a non-matriculated student. Review important guidelines and steps, including auditing a course.