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M.Sc. On Campus

Biostatistics

University of Memphis

12 months
Duration
11088 USD/year
8676 USD/year
6252 USD/year
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About

The Biostatistics MSc program from University of Memphis is beneficial to mid-career professionals who want to engage in population health and work in population health related research institutes, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies.

Overview

The goal of the Biostatistics MSc program from University of Memphis is to train students for positions in government and private health agencies, industry, and research institutes, and to prepare students who plan to enter a doctoral program in biostatistics or bioinformatics. The MS in Biostatistics is more focused and provides in depth training on biostatistical analytical tools and their related theoretical background. 

Program objectives are: 

  • Prepare students with analytical expertise in the field of public health; 
  • Prepare students who plan to enter a doctoral program in biostatistics or bioinformatics with solid theoretical foundation; 
  • Pursue innovative and rigorous research on critical public health issues to prevent disease and injury, promote well-being, and foster overall physical and mental health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epidemiology in Public Health 
  • Biostatistical Methods 
  • Appl Categorical Data Analys
  • Appl Surv Analys in Pub Hlth
  • Managerial Epidemiology
  • Health Information Systems 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International Applicants Currently in the US:

  • Fall July 1
  • Spring December 1

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree is required for admission. It is required that an applicant have a necessary mathematical and probability background (e.g., calculus I & II and basic probability theory required, linear algebra preferred but not required).
  • An acceptable score on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test (verbal and quantitative) is required from within the past five years. Verbal and quantitative GRE scores at 50% or above are preferred in each area.
  • Letters of recommendation from three individuals (at least one letter from a former professor or instructor) familiar with the applicant’s academic background or experience in public health related issues, specifying in detail the applicant’s capabilities for graduate study and for future performance as a public health professional, are required. 
  • Personal statement of approximately 750 to 1000 words.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11088 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5544 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    8676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4338 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3126 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Memphis

955 - 1582 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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