M.Sc. On Campus


George Washington University

24 months
1765 USD/credit 52950 USD/year
1765 USD/credit 52950 USD/year
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The George Washington University students receive intensive training in applied and theoretical Biostatistics, statistical inference, probability theory and statistical genetics. They apply these skills to the design and analysis of epidemiological investigations, evaluation studies and other public health challenges.


Key facts

Professional opportunities for graduates exist in academia and research centers, private consulting firms and agencies of the federal government.With courses scheduled in the late afternoons and early evenings, our programs allow students to attain valuable career experience while they earn their degrees.

The M.S. in Biostatistics is a joint program at George Washington University of the Milken Institute School of Public Health and the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (offered through its Department of Statistics) with the degree granted by the Columbian College. The curriculum for the 33-credit degree program includes required core courses from both schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Single-Variable Calculus 
  • Regression Analysis
  • Linear Algebra 
  • Multivariable Calculus
  • Computing  
  • Statistical Computing Packages  
  • Use of Statistical Packages Data Management & Data Analysis
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Data Analysis  
  • Survival Analysis  
  • Design of Medical Studies  
  • Biostatistical Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • One (1) recommendation
  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. 
  • In an essay of 250 – 500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study in your chosen field. Include your academic objectives, research interests, and career plans. Also discuss your related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities, and any other substantial accomplishments not already mentioned on the application. 
  • Coursework in multivariate calculus, linear algebra, and multiple regression and proficiency in computer applications

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    52950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1765 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    52950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1765 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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