Brown University

24 months
7567 USD/module
7567 USD/module
Tuition fee
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The M.S. in Biostatistics at Brown University provides advanced training in the theory and application of statistical methods in public health, clinical medicine and the biological sciences.


The Biostatistics program offered by Brown University aims to offer advanced training for individuals pursuing careers as professional statisticians or data analysts in industry, government or academia; those contemplating doctoral study in biostatistics; and established researchers seeking advanced training in biostatistics. 

The training is provided through coursework and, for the ScM track, the completion of a thesis or thesis project.  


Our program prepares students for work in research firms, hospitals, academic centers, pharmaceutical companies, etc. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics Everywhere
  • Clinical Trial Methodology
  • Biostatistics and Applied Data Analysis
  • Principles of Biostats & Data Analysis
  • Applied Regression Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Probability & Statistical Inference
  • Bayesian Inference

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications from students in applied fields such as biology, biochemistry, economics and computer science are strongly encouraged, with the understanding that necessary mathematical coursework must be completed before or soon after enrollment in the program. 
  • Applicants to this School of Public Health program should apply through SOPHAS, a centralized application service for accredited schools and programs in public health.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7567 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7567 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7567 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7567 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.


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