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Biostatistics

Boston University

M.A.
12 months
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54720 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Biostatistics program at Boston University is aimed primarily at students with the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree who wish to pursue advanced study in the theory and methods of biostatistics.

Overview

The Biostatistics program at Boston University prepares students to function as collaborators on research projects in academia, industry, or government, and prepares students for doctoral programs in biostatistics or other quantitative areas of health research.

Learning Outcomes

A candidate for a Master of Arts degree in Biostatistics is expected to demonstrate mastery of knowledge in biostatistics by:

  • Demonstrating mastery at a master’s level of biostatistical theory and application through high achievement in coursework and on written comprehensive examinations.
  • Demonstrating commitment to advancing the values of scholarship by keeping abreast of current advances within biostatistics and showing commitment to personal professional development through engagement in professional societies and publication.
  • Conducting scholarly work in a professional and ethical manner guided by the principles of the profession.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Linear Models
  • Probability
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Concepts and Methods in Epidemiology
  • Intermediate Statistical Computing and Applied Regression Analysis
  • Statistical Methods for Epidemiology
  • Foundations of Public Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

National

  • Transcripts
  • Three recommendations
  • Personal statement/statement of purpose
  • CV/Resume
  • Previous Coursework Document

International

  • Certified English translations of all transcripts and academic records

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    54720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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