The Master of Science (MS) in Biostatistics is an applied one year program intended for quantitative students seeking training in applied biostatistics. The program emphasizes applications and understanding of statistical concepts rather than theoretical and mathematical principles. The program is meant to be a terminal degree providing students with the necessary background for applying good biostatistical practices in real world settings. Students will gain practical skills that can be applied immediately to a variety of data settings, which includes, but it not limited to, the biological life sciences public health, medical studies, and health services research.
The degree consists of 33 credits covering introductory probability, biostatistics, introductory epidemiology and public health, computing, clinical trials, introductory survival analysis , and introductory mathematical statistics. Enrichment will be provided by a statistical practicum and a seminar course.
- Introductory calculus
- Introductory linear algebra
- Introductory computing
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