The Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology offers a Masters (MS) degree in Biostatistics with the primary objective to provide individuals with rigorous training in statistical methodology in order to prepare them for careers as biostatisticians to collaborate with and provide statistical support to scientists and researchers in biomedical, health sciences, and other related areas of research.
The M.S. program provides an intensive exposure to the wide range of methodologies and techniques needed to function and excel as a biostatistician, with expertise in designing data collection for experiments, observational studies, and clinical trials, extracting information stored in various forms, analyzing, reporting and presenting the findings.
Students accepted into the program will be considered for a Graduate Assistantship (GA) package that includes financial support and a reduced tuition rate of $25/semester. A limited number of GA packages will be awarded each year, on a competitive basis and according to the availability of funds.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited program and an accredited college or university.