24 months
39834 USD/year
39834 USD/year
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University of Miami's one-year M.S. in Biostatistics Program is intended for quantitative students seeking training in applied biostatistics. This master’s program emphasizes applications and understanding of statistical concepts, rather than theoretical and mathematical principles.


Key facts

University of Miami's one-year M.S. in Biostatistics Program is meant to be a terminal degree that provides students with the necessary background for applying biostatistical practices in real-world settings. Students will acquire the necessary foundation and gain practical skills that can be applied immediately to a variety of data settings, including the biological life sciences, public health, medical studies, health services research, and more.

Programme Structure

  • The degree consists of 33 credits covering introductory probability, biostatistics, introductory epidemiology, public health, computing, clinical trials, introductory survival analysis, and introductory mathematical statistics. Enrichment is provided by a statistical practicum and a seminar course.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The most competitive UM applicants have a bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Complete the online application
  • Official Transcripts
  • Send official Test Scores: Test scores will only be accepted if they are submitted directly from the testing agency
  • Complete the School Report
  • Letter(s) or Recommendation
  • Conduct updates, if applicable
  • Special Programs may ask for additional requirements like a portfolio or/and schedule and audition
  • If applicable, submit your financial aid documents
  • For international students only: Submit official test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39834 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19917 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    39834 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19917 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 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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