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Biostatistics (Concentration in Clinical Research and Biostatistics)

Virginia Commonwealth University

12 months
Duration
25956 USD/year
25956 USD/year
12618 USD/year
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About

The mission of the Biostatistics (Concentration in Clinical Research and Biostatistics) program at Virginia Commonwealth University is to improve human health through methodological research, the education of graduate students and health science researchers in biostatistical methods and applications, and collaborative health sciences research. 

Overview

Program goal

Faculty members conduct methodological research motivated by collaborative alliances, which in turn contributes to and enhances the department’s educational mission. By focusing on the integration of methodological and collaborative research, students of the Biostatistics (Concentration in Clinical Research and Biostatistics) program at Virginia Commonwealth University develop strong biostatistical and communication skills, enabling them to assume leadership positions in academia, government and industry.

Student learning outcomes

  • Experimental design: Students will demonstrate the achievement of an appropriate level of competence in the ability to appraise, modify and/or create, and implement experimental protocols and to design and develop experiments as measured by rubric.
  • Integrated knowledge of statistics and bioscience: Students will demonstrate an appropriate level of knowledge of the current elements of statistics as related to bioscience and a more detailed understanding of the individual area of scholarship, including an appropriate familiarity with the research literature and the ability to evaluate and critique publications as measured by rubric.
  • Oral communication skills: Students will demonstrate the achievement of an appropriate level of oral communication skills with respect to the content, organization, logical flow, presentation and appropriate use of language incorporating the use of visual aids, as measured by rubric.
  • Problem-solving skills: Students will demonstrate an appropriate level of skill in the identification and selection of meaningful problems to be addressed in bioscience research, including the ability to defend said identifications and to design and develop appropriate methods to solve said problems as measured by rubric.
  • Written communication skills: Students will demonstrate the achievement of an appropriate level of written communication skill with respect to grammar, syntax, spelling and use of vocabulary to effectively present information including the use of figures, tables and citations as measured by rubric.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatisticel Consulting
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Craduate Research Methods 
  • Statistical Methods 
  • Clinical Trials
  • Analysis of Biomedical Data 
  • Scientific Integrity
  • Responsible Scientific Conduct
  • Responsible Conduct of Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

34 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement
  • Academic documentation
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional academic requirements and regulations
  • Foreign transcripts
  • Financial certification
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25956 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25956 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25956 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12618 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Richmond

1071 - 1750 USD /month
Living costs

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