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Biostatistics

University of Connecticut

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
2157 USD/credit
1545 USD/credit
940 USD/credit
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About

The objective of the University of Connecticut, Biostatistics program is to provide rigorous training in the modern areas of biostatistics related to the theory and application of statistical science to solve problems in public health, health services, health policy, and biomedical research, and other areas such as environmental health and ecology.

Overview

The new professional University of Connecticut, Biostatistics MS program will focus on practical skills that are sought after in health related fields, including pharmaceutical sciences and genomics.

About the program

Students completing this program successfully will acquire expertise in topics including statistical inference, linear regression, analysis of variance, design and analysis of clinical trials and epidemiological studies, programming in SAS and R, and consulting.Individuals with a Bachelor’s degree in any major, with a background in mathematics and statistics are encouraged to apply.

The program requires 31 credits and passing a written qualifying exam on both theoretical and applied aspects of biostatistics. Qualified full time students are expected to complete this program in three to four semesters.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Investigation of Special Topics, Student Seminar
  • Applied Statistics 
  • Design of Experiment
  • Mathematical Statistics 
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Data Management and Programming in SAS and R
  • Statistical Consulting

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

You must hold a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited college or university.The Graduate School does not require a third-party credential evaluation, however we accept evaluations from the following services:

  • NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) or
  • AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluators)
If your degree is a 3 year bachelor’s degree from India, Canada, Australia, Sri Lanka or certain other countries, we will not consider the degree to be equivalent with a 4 year US bachelor’s degree. Even if the degree has been evaluated as a 4 year degree by an outside credential evaluator that is a member of NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) or AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluators), we will not consider the degree to be equivalent with a 4 year US bachelor’s degree.TranscriptsPersonal Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2157 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2157 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1545 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1545 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    940 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 940 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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