MS Specialization Competencies Surveys

Master of Science (MS) Degree

Biomedical Informatics

  1. Explain how the core public health concepts of biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health, health behavior/health promotion, and health administration relate to the student’s area of specialization.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a4RXWRcWv6nOebP

  2. Synthesize literature in student’s area of specialization relative to their thesis topic and its importance for public health.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6R5X90UvEHQ4aPP

  3. Summarize relevant theories and conceptual models that inform their research.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cScX4l8beYXNIzz

  4. Conduct a research project using appropriate research methods and ethical approaches.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eEzVBPrXuOsNW0l

  5. Prepare a thesis summarizing the research project and interpreting the results.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e9zHlPZVsoJp0uF

  6. Communicate in writing and orally a research project’s methods, results, limitations, conclusions and public health relevance.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cUbwsYCiS67VhOJ

  7. Utilize existing knowledge sources (e.g. databases) commonly used for biomedical informatics research and applications.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2sPxGjtIIPmDi7P

  8. Discuss core biomedical informatics concepts, methods, and practice areas from individual and population-based perspectives.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3rAlEy7M8Mybc45

  9. Apply biomedical informatics methods to address challenges in the field of public health.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aVFqoSV5ZKPGv6B

Biostatistics

  1. Explain how the core public health concepts of biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health, health behavior/health promotion, and health administration relate to the student’s area of specialization.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bErFBhdM232bhMF

  2. Synthesize literature in student’s area of specialization relative to their thesis topic and its importance for public health.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_erZoGXpZ5dL6NGB

  3. Summarize relevant theories and conceptual models that inform their research.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0B4njupsIiyfBB3

  4. Conduct a research project using appropriate research methods and ethical approaches.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3VgOxJOAmbWCjJP

  5. Prepare a thesis summarizing the research project and interpreting the results.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9QPJwB6uLhb9jeZ

  6. Communicate in writing and orally a research project’s methods, results, limitations, conclusions and public health relevance.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5vCRZsboHGTbU69

  7. Address problems arising in public health and medicine through appropriate statements of hypotheses, study design, data collection, data management, statistical analysis, and interpretation of results.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9v43r7ukuwzMmqx

  8. Recognize strengths and weaknesses of study designs, data sources, and analytic methods.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8v4d8Vu1BCYcVvL

  9. Explain core concepts of probability, random variation and commonly used statistical probability distributions and how they relate to statistical inference.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bI2MIHOYzyugOON

  10. Use computational methods to effectively analyze complex public health and medical data.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1AIuUVABCR8F4Gx

Environmental Public Health

  1. Explain how the core public health concepts of biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health, health behavior/health promotion, and health administration relate to the student’s area of specialization.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0PLfYUK9r5bZaux

  2. Synthesize literature in student’s area of specialization relative to their thesis topic and its importance for public health.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ezbQNg7AVRYceA5

  3. Summarize relevant theories and conceptual models that inform their research.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3XiY8B5a1GzodCt

  4. Conduct a research project using appropriate research methods and ethical approaches.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6QBdr5c0ckcUp8x

  5. Prepare a thesis summarizing the research project and interpreting the results.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6PAnPVKtdU9cdEx

  6. Communicate in writing and orally a research project’s methods, results, limitations, conclusions and public health relevance.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bBoVLOrdRTzRbdX

  7. Explain individual and community susceptibility and vulnerability factors that heighten the risk for populations for adverse health outcomes from environmental hazards.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bkNO0vrOpOLCQ9T

  8. Apply the environmental health paradigm (i.e., EHS Model) to characterizing hazardous physical, chemical and biological agents relative to sources, categories, exposure matrices/pathways, distribution, human exposures, responses, societal/regulatory actions, and technological controls.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8Il6esu8HqNV2K1

  9. Work with various stakeholders and other professions to proactively and reactively address environmental and occupational regulatory, policy and human health issues and concerns.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3NOg8WaTKbVVg5n

Epidemiology

  1. Explain how the core public health concepts of biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health, health behavior/health promotion, and health administration relate to the student’s area of specialization.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3xhDNug3bCmxqzX

  2. Synthesize literature in student’s area of specialization relative to their thesis topic and its importance for public health.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1EVYqZO2rZx7viB

  3. Summarize relevant theories and conceptual models that inform their research.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_78IsfMiwFn6m3sh

  4. Conduct a research project using appropriate research methods and ethical approaches.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cMkKDwQkHWAUqr3

  5. Prepare a thesis summarizing the research project and interpreting the results.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4Uug7bHpGAao8Pr

  6. Communicate in writing and orally a research project’s methods, results, limitations, conclusions and public health relevance.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9AhI1sjQXALpOfz

  7. Identify and understand the impact of potential sources of bias, including selection bias, measurement error, and confounding, in epidemiological studies.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0ev3t8V0rx208cJ

  8. Demonstrate familiarity with the content and issues in at least one substantive epidemiological topic.
    https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0Ak2mRSCqJStZf7