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College of Public Health
1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Master of Public Health in Applied Biostatistics
The Master of Public Health in Applied Biostatistics in Temple’s College of Public Health prepares students for careers in public health research and practice, as well as biomedical or pharmaceutical research. The curriculum emphasizes commonly used and advanced statistical techniques to effectively address public health concerns and answer pressing research questions. The Applied Biostatistics MPH will prepare you as a public health professional with expertise in
Applied biostatistics involves the thoughtful application of statistical reasoning and techniques to appropriately analyze data, which is ultimately used to advance scientific inquiry and answer practical questions in public health and other health-related fields. Students in the Applied Biostatistics MPH program learn to formulate testable hypotheses and analyze publicly available, nationally representative data. Students will become proficient in handling complex data to monitor public health trends and services, and informing policy decisions.
Our graduates are prepared to work in a wide range of settings, including academic institutions; health systems; local, state, and federal health departments; and pharmaceutical companies. Graduates may pursue careers as applied biostatisticians, clinical/research data specialists, data analysts, data managers, drug safety specialists, quantitative healthcare research scientists or SAS/statistical programmers, among other positions.
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 45
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City