Case Western Reserve University

Masters of Science in Biostatistics



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Masters of Science in Biostatistics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) offers a revolutionary new, Masters of Science (MS) Program in Biostatistics, a discipline in high and exploding demand. The program can be done intensively in 11 months, or at a slower pace to finish in 1.5 or 2 years. The program was designed after extensive interviews were conducted with a wide array of potential employers to make sure our graduates will have the edge in a marketplace that has been rapidly changing. More and more, biostatisticians are expected to have familiarity with the area of application. The CWRU MS Biostatistics program reflects these new needs. Students may elect to take the program part-time and complete it at their own pace.

Picture yourself saving and improving lives:

  • Analyzing data from health studies to determine the best treatment
  • Working with data from millions of patients
  • Identifying genes linked to specific diseases
  • Using data to develop instruments to measure latent constructs like psychosocial well-being

CWRU is a leading national research university located in Cleveland, Ohio. The MS Biostatistics program is housed within the top ranked CWRU School of Medicine and affiliated with some of the nation’s best hospitals including – University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, and MetroHealth Medical Center. Housed in the same department as the MS Biostatistics program are the new Institute for Computational Biology and the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods.

4 Tracks to choose from:

  • Biostatistics
  • Genomics and Bioinformatics
  • Health Care Analytics
  • Social and Behavioral Science

Internships at leading hospitals, health insurers, big data health analytic companies, Pharma and medical school-based research institutes


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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