12 months
31608 EUR/year
31608 EUR/year
12610 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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University of Kentucky's new Master of Science in Biostatistics (MSBST) program trains students in methodological skills that are foundational in biostatistics. The MSBST meets the needs of candidates who seek careers in healthcare, government health agencies, biomedical research, and pharmaceutical industries which all require advanced knowledge in analyzing health science data.


Students will benefit from experiential learning opportunities and formal training in applying descriptive and inferential statistics specific to biomedical research, clinical and translational studies, and public health research aimed at improving population health.

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate the ability to construct written or oral communication, which easily and accurately presents results and interpretations of a statistical analysis, to a collaborating health scientist or other vested audience
  • Develop a statistical analysis plan, which implements biostatistical methodology to address a biomedical research question while remaining aware of the limitations of the methodology
  • Analyze data and apply concepts from the intersection between biostatistics and epidemiology
  • Develop code for statistical software in order to college and analyze data sets using appropriate biostatistical methods

Graduates of the Biostatistics program at University of Kentucky will have the opportunity to pursue some of the following current and future in-demand careers after graduating.

  • Biostatistician
  • Data Analyst/Informatics Specialist
  • Data Scientist
  • Machine Learning Scientist
  • Principal Investigator (PI)
  • Professor or Teacher
  • Quantitative Scientist
  • Research Scientist
  • Statistical/Biostatistical Programmer

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Databases and SAS Programming
  • Simulation Based Inference for Health Data Science
  • Linear Regression
  • Generalized Linear Models
  • Statistical Practice in Public Health
  • Advanced Epidemiology
  • Advanced Biostatistics Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are still accepted after the priority deadline


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CV
  • Personal Statement 
  • Three Letters of Recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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    31608 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 31608 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    31608 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31608 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12610 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12610 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

900 - 1400 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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