Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

24 months
60000 USD/year
60000 USD/year
35000 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Biostatistics is the development and application of statistical reasoning and methods in addressing, analyzing and solving problems in public health; health care; and biomedical, clinical and population-based research.


Welcome to the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. They’re proud to be home to the only Master of Science in Biostatistics degree in Indiana. Did you know that Fortune magazine ranked the MS in Biostatistics the best graduate degree for jobs in 2017?

The fact that they offer the only MS in Biostatistics in the state is just one of many reasons you should consider this program. There’s also the fact that they’re part of a School of Public Health located on Indiana’s premiere health and life sciences campus. Here, you will discover exceptional faculty, nationally-recognized research, exciting study abroad options, an amazing network of alumni and mentors, and exposure to top visiting experts. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Probability
  • Mathematical Statistics I
  • Biostatistics Method I-Linear Model in Public Health
  • Biostatistics Method II-Categorical Data Analysis
  • Biostatistics Method III-Applied Survival Data Analysis
  • Biostatistics Method IV-Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Biostatistics Computing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Application, admission, and degree-granting requirements and regulations shall be applied equitably to all individuals, applicants and students regardless of age, gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or national origin.
  • All applicants must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college, show evidence of satisfactory preparation in math and computer skills and have acceptable academic record.
  • Complete the Online Application
  • Submit Your Portfolio Online
  • Pay the Application Fees
  • Mail Your Transcripts
  • Submit Proof of English Proficiency
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    60000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 60000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    60000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 60000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    35000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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