University of Louisville

MS in Biostatistics



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS in Biostatistics

Format: Online

Program Description:

Ongoing innovation in a variety of industries creates the need for skilled statisticians and bioinformatics professionals to drive evidence-based decisions in medicine, nursing, public health, commerce, and engineering. The online Master of Science in Biostatistics program at UofL equips professionals to meet this growing demand by providing state-of-the-art training in designing research studies and applying modern statistical analysis.

With a forward-thinking and 100% online curriculum, this program is available and accessible to a diverse population of applicants from all backgrounds and industries. If you have a bachelor's degree in any field and dream of a career in biostatistics, statistics or data science, contact an enrollment counselor now to find out how to take the next step toward achieving your goals.

The Facts

  • Rigorous statistical analysis program emphasizing medical, dental, nursing and healthcare applications, with applicability across countless other industries
  • Extensive training in statistical computing and data management in the SAS, SPSS, and R statistical software programs
  • Open to individuals with a bachelor’s degree in any field and mathematics course work including Calculus II and Linear Algebra
  • Past successful applicants to our program have held bachelor’s degrees in variety of disciplines, including but not limited to biology, chemistry, economics, engineering, journalism, music and psychology.
  • One of the only comprehensive biostats programs in the nation
  • 100% employment rate for alumni of the face-to-face program
  • Can be completed in as few as 3 semesters
  • Transfer up to 6 credits from a regionally-accredited institution


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 32

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 714 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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