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Python is one of the most widely used programming languages in health informatics and analytics. This 7-week course provides a high-level introduction to the Python language and familiarize you with how it is used in some healthcare settings. You will have an introductory session on the language and user interfaces available, do some coding, and review existing, real-life code examples from healthcare and public health applications. This course is intended for students with no prior coding experience.

Basic Enrollment Requirements: Unofficial Transcript - Bachelor's. You will be contacted after registration for required evidence of immunization.

Refund Policy: The refund policy for Courses at Tufts offerings is dependent on the offering type: whether the offering is a course, workshop or short course, or in-demand offering. Please refer to the section details to confirm the type of offering as well as any exceptions to the standard refund policy. The refund policies for each offering type are viewable here:

Remission Eligible: Yes; first day of term; all university policies apply.

Instructor Approval: Required; Please email the instructor of this course to request permission to enroll. We typically recommend including a transcript and 2-3 sentences as to why you are interested in taking the course. Once you receive permission, please forward your communication documenting permission to

Affiliated With:

  • School of Medicine - Public Health & Professional Degrees