The Biostatistics program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst provides a basic theoretical foundation for applied research in Public Health, and biostatistics research related to measuring and investigating contemporary biomedical and public health problems.
M.S. applicants are accepted with backgrounds in the quantitative sciences and from associated fields who have career interests in biostatistics and public health. The program provides a strong quantitative basis for understanding statistical methods, focusing on applications in epidemiology, biology, genomics, public health, and health sciences.
The degree program is generally completed in two to four semesters. A range between 30 and 45 credits is required, including either a 6-credit thesis or a qualifying exam.
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- Applied Regression Modeling
- Mathematical Statistics
- Statistical Computing with R
- Data Management and Analysis using SAS
- Applied Statistical Learning
- 12 months
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DisciplinesBio & Biomedical Engineering Biology View 285 other Masters in Bio & Biomedical Engineering in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
All applicants must take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE); foreign applicants must also take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The minimum TOEFL score is 600 or better for the paper-based exam or a score of 100 or better for the internet-based exam.
Students should meet the following minimum criteria when applying for admission to the program:
- Have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution in the United States, or a foreign equivalent.
- Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in their baccalaureate degree.
- Have completed courses in linear algebra and multivariable calculus.
International20080 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
National20080 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
In-State9342 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4671 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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