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Biostatistics

West Virginia University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
24840 USD/year
24840 USD/year
8820 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science (M.S.) program in Biostatistics from West Virginia University, trains students to understand and apply statistical methodology for data modeling and analysis as it arises in research in the health sciences. 

Overview

The coursework is designed to be completed in two academic years (four semesters), and students are encouraged to use the summer to gain Biostatistics-related experience through internships and similar work experiences.

Career

An M.S. in Biostatistics at West Virginia University prepares biostatisticians to work in the pharmaceutical industry, governmental agencies, contract research organizations, consulting firms or within research institutes and departments at universities. The graduates also are prepared to pursue a Ph.D. in Biostatistics or related disciplines.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Applied Biostatistics
  • Biostatistical Theory and Methods
  • Data Management and Reporting
  • Applied Linear Models 
  • Categorical Data Analysis 
  • Biostatistics Careers and Skills
  • Biostatistics Practicum

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 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.
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4410 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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