Biostatistics and Epidemiology, M.Sc. | University of Georgia | Athens, United States
12 months
24676 USD/year
24676 USD/year
8698 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Georgia offers Master of Science (M.S.) in Biostatistics and Epidemiology degree that prepare students to address important public health problems through careers in academia, research organizations, and professional practice settings.


Epidemiology Emphasis

Students enrolled in the area of Epidemiology will focus on how to design, implement and analyze epidemiological studies using a variety of study designs and analysis methods.

Biostatistics Emphasis

Students enrolled in the area of Biostatistics will focus on the development and proper use of advanced and novel biostatistical methods.

Data Analysis & Modeling Emphasis

Students enrolled in the area of Data Analysis and Modeling will focus on the implementation of advanced data analysis and modeling approaches to address important questions in public health.

Why Choose Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Georgia

Exceptional Research Culture

  • Nationally- and internationally-recognized faculty are devoted to teaching and graduate education.
  • Diverse range of content expertise among faculty – from field epidemiology to modeling to biostatistics.
  • Exciting research programs and opportunities in which the student can become involved.
  • Connections to major public health organizations in Atlanta and beyond, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia Department of Public Health, Care International, American Cancer Society, and many others.

Programme Structure


  • Fundamentals of Epidemiology 
  • Research Data Management and Computing 
  • Regression and ANOVA 
  • Master level research
  • Master thesis 
  • Graduate Seminar 
  • Ethics Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Graduate School Application and fee ($75 domestic / $100 international)
  • One unofficial transcript from each institution of higher education attended, except the University of Georgia. University of Georgia transcripts are on file. Official transcripts are not required during the review process and will only be required for applicants who are offered admission. Do not mail official transcripts until offered admission.
  • [OPTIONAL] Official GRE general test score report sent by testing agency. The UGA institutional code for ETS reporting is 5813.  No departmental code is required.
  • A resume/CV.
  • A personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24676 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8698 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8698 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Athens

720 - 1170 USD /month
Living costs

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


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