Population Health Sciences, Master | Washington University in St. Louis | Saint Louis, United States
10 months
57750 USD/year
57750 USD/year
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The Master of Population Health Sciences program’s uniquely thorough curriculum and clinically-relevant courses at Washington University in St. Louis are designed to ensure that  our students substantially advance their research methods competency and boost their research productivity through applied coursework rather than a thesis or capstone requirement.


Applied coursework means that MPHS students use their own research projects and data sets for projects in almost every course. Our MPHS students graduate with papers ready for publishing, grants written, approved study protocols, and much more.

The Master of Population Health Sciences Program Committee at Washington University in St. Louis, comprised of Washington University School of Medicine leaders from many specialties, provides valuable input on program goals, course offerings, and student applications. 

Learning Objectives & Goals

  • Develop and implement a research or public health practice project by applying principles of program evaluation or study design, and the application of appropriate data analytic techniques in an area of public health or clinical significance chosen by the student.
  • Develop the knowledge and skills with biostatistical methods and computer software packages (e.g., STATA or SAS) for performing appropriate crude and adjusted analyses of public health, health services or clinical data, including methods or regression analysis including the ability to formulate a scientific question in terms of a statistical model, leading to quantitative answers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Intermediate Clinical Epidemiology
  • Applied Epidemiology
  • Clinical Research
  • Biostatistics for Clinical Research
  • Intermediate Biostatistics for Clinical Research
  • Ethics in Population and Clinical Health Research
  • Randomized Controlled Trials
  • Applied Qualitative Methods for Health Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International students considering submission of an application to Washington University for graduate study should have a general familiarity with academic practices and university customs in the United States.
  • All international students are required to present evidence of their ability to support themselves financially during graduate study. 
  • International students whose native language is not English must submit score reports from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Tuition Fee

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    57750 USD/year
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Living costs for Saint Louis

1015 - 1530 USD /month
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