The MS in Biostatistics is an academic degree program for students with a background in calculus and a strong interest in public health. The program emphasizes statistical theory and methods so that students are prepared to be effective statistical collaborators in interdisciplinary studies; and lead the design and execution of studies.
In addition to the main biostatistics master's curriulum, the department now offers concentrations in:
Recent graduates hold the following positions:
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All graduates with an MS in BIostatistics will be able to...
MS Two-year Schedule (PDF)
MS Eighteen-month Schedule (PDF)
MS Degree Requirements Worksheet (PDF, 2019-20)
Student Handbook (PDF, 2019-20)
Applications for fall admission are due by April 1 for international applicants and July 15 for US applicants.
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