The George Washington University

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

Biostatistics

Address:

Phillips Hall, Room 107, 801 22nd Street, N.W.

Funger Hall, Suite 301

20052

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Biostatistics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science (MS) degree program in Biostatistics is a 33 credit degree program jointly administered by the Department of Statistics in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Milken Institute School of Public Health (SPH), and its associated research facility, The Biostatistics Center. This degree program is accredited by the Middle States Council on Higher Education through the CCAS and by the Council on Education for Public Health through the Milken Institute SPH. Regulations and requirements for this graduate degree have been designed to be compatible with policies and scholarship requirements of both the CCAS and Milken Institute SPH. The degree is conferred by the CCAS. At the completion of the MS program in Biostatistics students will be able to: -Understand and the theory and principles behind statistical methods most commonly used in biomedical research (contingency tables, survival analysis, mixed models, and missing data). -Understand and apply the underlying principles and methods to design, plan, and conduct biomedical studies. -Provide biostatistical advice as a member of a team engaged in a biomedical research project. Includes manipulation and analysis of data. The PhD degree program in Biostatistics is jointly administered by the Department of Statistics in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Milken Institute School of Public Health, and its associated research facility, The Biostatistics Center. This degree program is accredited by the Middle States Council on Higher Education through the CCAS and by the Council on Education for Public Health through the Milken Institute School of Public Health. Regulations and requirements for this graduate degree have been designed to be compatible with policies and scholarship requirements of both the CCAS and Milken Institute School of Public Health. The degree is conferred by the CCAS. At the completion of the PhD degree program in Biostatistics students will be able to: -Conduct biostatistical methodology research. -Understand the theory and principles of probability, statistical inference, and biostatistical methods including contingency tables, survival analysis, mixed models, and missing data -Apply appropriate biostatistical methods for design and analysis of biomedical studies. -Provide biostatistical advice as a member of a team engaged in a biomedical research project

Accreditation:

Middle States Accredited

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: The Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans and alternative loans to graduate students seeking to finance their graduate educations.

Locale: Large City

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