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Biostatistics

University of Louisville

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
26454 USD/year
12684 USD/year
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About

Biostatistics involves the development and application of statistical techniques to scientific research in health-related fields, including medicine, epidemiology, and public health.

Overview

Biostatistics involves the development and application of statistical techniques to scientific research in health-related fields, including medicine, epidemiology, and public health. Students in the M.S. program will receive state-of-the-art training in the latest statistical methodologies in order to tackle the challenges associated with the study design and data analysis of modern research conducted in the health sciences.

Decision science (or formal decision analysis) is an emerging, cutting-edge discipline that provides researchers with additional tools with which to develop the clinical and healthcare policies and guidelines that affect public health.

The M.S. program in Biostatistics-Decision Science is in the Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics.

Programme Structure

Courses:
  • Epidemiologic Methods
  • Probability
  • Biostatistical Methods
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Biostatistics-Decision Science Seminar
  • Clinical Trials
  • Public Health Practicum
  • Nonparametric Statistics
  • Sampling Techniques
  • Mathematical Models in Molecular Biology
  • Methods of Classification
  • Statistical Methods for Bioinformatics
  • Introduction to Environmental Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 Deadline for filing - September 19

Language

English

Delivered

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All candidates for admission to graduate programs must complete the online application form
  • A non-refundable application $60 US fee is required with the application form
  • Applicants for admission to a degree program must submit an official transcript from each college attended. All University of Louisville transcripts will automatically be submitted with completion of an application
  • Applications to non-degree or certificate programs need only submit an official transcript certifying at least a bachelor's degree
  • Applicants for admission to most graduate degree programs must take the general section of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • All applicants for whom English is a second language must also submit official TOEFL and IELTS scores
  • Two letters of recommendation from persons familiar with the applicant's academic work are required

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26454 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13227 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    12684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6342 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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