Biostatistics and Data Science, M.Sc. | Washington University in St. Louis | Saint Louis, United States
18 months
57750 USD/year
57750 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Biostatistics and Data Science (MSBDS) is offered by the Division of Biostatistics in the School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis.


Key Features

The School of Medicine is consistently ranked in the top ten for medical research as determined by US News and World Report and is well funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Known for being at the forefront of medical research and primary care, the School of Medicine engages students in research and practical training so they can contribute to improving health outcomes.  Our Biostatistics and Data Science program at Washington University in St. Louis trains students as critical thinkers and collaborators in Biostatistics and Data Science. We seek those with undergraduate degrees in quantitative sciences (mathematics, statistics, computer science, informatics, biomedical engineering or a closely related field).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical Computing with SAS
  • Fundamentals of Genetic Epidemiology
  • R Primer
  • Bioinformatics
  • Epidemiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 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
Living costs

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