Biostatistics, M.Sc. | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
24 months
Duration
49662 USD/year
49662 USD/year
29266 USD/year
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About

The MS in Biostatistics at the University of Pittsburgh is an academic degree program for students with a background in calculus and a strong interest in public health. 

Overview

The Biostatistics program from the University of Pittsburgh emphasizes statistical theory and methods so that students are prepared to be effective statistical collaborators in interdisciplinary studies; and lead the design and execution of studies.  

Careers 

Recent graduates hold the following positions:

  • Opioid compliance specialist, Georgia Dept. of Public Health
  • Actuarial analyst, Highmark Health
  • Biostatistician, Ichan School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai
  • Statistician, Mayo Clinic
  • Business analyst, PNC Financial Services
  • Biostatistician, University of Pittsburgh Dept. of Critical Care Medicine
  • Biostatistician, University of Pittsburgh Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Data analyst, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
  • Statistician, University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work

Programme Structure

In addition to the main biostatistics master's curriulum, the department now offers concentrations in:

  • health data science (HDS) and 
  • statistical and computational genetics (SGC).

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

40 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications for admission to the Department of Biostatistics are processed through the Office of Student Affairs at Pitt Public Health. You must apply to the MS and PhD programs through SOPHAS, the centralized application service for graduate schools of public health.
  • Please note, SOPHAS submits applications to Pitt Public Health only after all required materials are received. 
  • In addition to the application materials required of all students, most international students must submit an official score report from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam and a WES evaluation. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49662 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49662 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    49662 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49662 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    29266 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29266 USD per year during 24 months.

Part-time: LOCAL: $1,190 per credit NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: $2,031 per credit

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Financing

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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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