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59260 USD/year
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The Public Health Data Science MSc program offered at University of Southern California consists of required courses in Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Computing in addition to at least one elective course chosen to complement one or more of these areas.

Overview

Study Public Health Data Science at University of Southern California

From the required courses, students will learn the foundations of Data Science, including developing the coding skills to acquire, manage and analyze large, noisy health-related datasets.

Students at the Public Health Data Science MSc program offered at University of Southern California will learn to wrangle, scrape, create, and manage large health-related datasets; summarize, visualize, and interpret data; apply statistical methods to draw conclusions from the data; use machine learning to reveal features of large, complex health-related datasets; learn the statistical theory behind common data science methods; and effectively communicate results and findings to a broad audience. This program is designed to be a terminal degree, but for students interested in pursing further education, it can be used to lay the foundation for a PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics, Data Science or Computer Science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Analysis 
  • Principles of Epidemiology 
  • Advanced Statistical Computing
  • Theory of Statistics 
  • Health Data Science 
  • Machine Learning for the Health Sciences 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must hold a degree considered equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree, as evaluated by the USC Office of Graduate & International Admission. 
  • Your college or university must be recognized by the appropriate governmental ministry as a degree-granting institution.
  • All transcripts and degree certificates/diplomas must be written in the original language of instruction. 
  • Official transcripts must show all courses and subjects taken and all grades (marks) received.
  • Official transcripts must be sent directly to USC by the college or university.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    59260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59260 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    59260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59260 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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