George Mason University

College of Health and Human Services

Epidemiology and Biostatistics


Office of Graduate Admissions

MS 6A3

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Epidemiology; Biostatistics, M.S. Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This program prepares participants to apply epidemiological and statistical principles to quantitative analysis of health issues. It will prepare health scientists to work as professionals in health-related government agencies, pharmaceutical companies, research hospitals, public health agencies, and other health-related organizations that need to analyze data and design experiments for medical and public health research. Graduates are expected to analyze and interpret increasingly complex health data. The degree is taught jointly by faculty from the Department of Statistics in the Volgenau School of Engineering and the Department of Global and Community Health in the College of Health and Human Services.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GMU FAFSA Code: 003749

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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