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.
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 & Continuing Education offers the Certificate in Applied Biostatistics, an online version of our introductory Biostatistics sequence BIOST 511, 512, and 513. Please visit the UW Certificate in Applied Biostatistics program page and contact an enrollment coach to learn more about the program and how to apply.
Certificate in Statistical Genetics
The Department of Biostatistics, in coordination with the Department of Genome Sciences, the Department of Statistics and the Institute for Public Health Genetics, offers a graduate certificate in Statistical Genetics, an option for 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.