Biostatistics, M.Sc. | The University of Vermont | Burlington, United States
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About

The Biostatistics MSc degree offered by The University of Vermont emphasizes on learning how to design studies and perform computerized data analysis as the statistician in a research team.

Overview

The Biostatistics MSc degree offered by The University of Vermont takes full advantage of courses taught in the Statistics Program and includes potential experience in a variety of health, biomedical, natural resource and other research projects in the College of Medicine or other departments of UVM. This experience is designed to provide candidates with opportunities to use their academic training and work experience in defining research problems, formulating rational methods of inquiry, and gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data.

What you will learn

Three of our faculty are in the College of Medicine's Department of Medical Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, whose research activities cover the full range of studies that take place within an academic medicine environment. These include population-based health surveys of various types and evaluations of health promotion programs and professional education activities, such as community intervention studies to prevent smoking and to promote breast cancer screening. They also include clinical studies of many different interventions, bioengineering experiment design and measurement studies, statistical genetics, as well as data from other preclinical, clinical, and epidemiological studies. The Statistics Program has established an internship affiliation with the Vermont Department of Health. The internship program provides an excellent opportunity to interact with researchers from various disciplines on a variety projects.

Opportunities are also available for biostatistical research related to problems in agriculture and the life sciences, as well as natural resources and the environment. Opportunities could include multivariate or spatial data analyses for ongoing wildlife and water quality studies for example. All students gain research and consulting experience through our research requirement: a research project (STAT 381) or a thesis (STAT 391). Other opportunities for experience will arise through involvement in our Statistical Consulting Clinic. (STAT 385). (See also Statistics Program and Statistical Consulting Clinic descriptions.)

Programme Structure

  • The department offers both a thesis option and a non-thesis option within the MS degree in Biostatistics.
  • Under both plans, students must have or acquire a knowledge of the material in Biostatistics, attend the regular colloquium series and participate in the Statistics Student Association Journal Club as part of their training. The comprehensive examination covers knowledge acquired in the core courses of the program.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Electronic Application
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Application Fee of $65.00
  • Three semesters of calculus, through multivariable calculus
  • (UVM MATH 021, 022, and 121 or equivalent)
  • A course in matrix methods (UVM MATH 124 or equivalent)
  • At least one course in statistics (such as UVM STAT 211)
  • Email addresses for three people who will provide letters of recommendation. This information is submitted within the application and letters are sent from the recommender directly to us through the application portal. 
  • One transcript from each institution you have attended, including the one you currently attend. Unofficial transcripts uploaded by you are sufficient for the review process for most programs (Public Health applicants, please review your requirements).
  • Residential Status Questionnaire (for in-state tuition purposes)
  • Test scores for English proficiency for applicants whose native language is not English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    53400 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 1780 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    53400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1780 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    20340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 678 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Burlington

1269 - 1888 USD /month
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