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Biostatistics

University of Washington

M.Sc.
18 months
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18978 USD/year
10588 USD/year
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The Biostatistics program from University of Washington is an accelerated program that provides rigorous training and a practical, applications-driven foundation in statistics. It is designed for students who wish to enter the job market upon graduation.

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Overview

Highlights

  • Fast-paced, 18-month, full-time Biostatistics program from University of Washington (50 credits). View a comparison of UW Biostatistics master of science programs.
  • Select one of three specialization pathways: Data Science, Statistical Genetics, or Modeling and Methods.
  • Professionally-relevant capstone project gives you a portfolio that showcases key skills to future employers.
  • Prepares you for career paths spanning a range of health-related and data-driven fields such as biotech, pharmaceuticals, cancer research, data science, and government agencies.
  • Earn your degree from a #1-ranked biostatistics program.

At UW, you will enter a strong community of cohorts. Capstone students move through classes together which builds friendships and provides a dynamic, interactive learning environment. Plus capstone students interact with MS Thesis and PhD students in both formal and informal settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatistics
  • Data Analysis and Reporting
  • Independent Study or Research
  • Statistical Inference for Biometry 
  • Computational Skills for Biostatistics
  • Introduction to Biomedical Data Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

50 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
120 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold the minimum equivalent of a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution2 or a Bologna bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 180 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits.
  • All students confirming enrollment must provide an official (sealed) transcript and degree statement (with date of award & title of degree awarded) for verification to Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS). 
  • Have earned at least a 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4 point scale) from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18978 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9489 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    10588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5294 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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