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Tulane University

18 months
1478 USD/credit 41384 USD/year
1478 USD/credit 41384 USD/year
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The MSPH program in Biostatistics offered by Tulane University emphasizes applied data analysis in the areas of public health and medicine, by preparing students to analyze data in a wide range of settings, including public health surveillance and research programs; local, state, and federal government agencies; pharmaceutical research divisions; university research programs; and consulting firms.


Biostatistics students at Tulane University learn to assist in selecting research design appropriate for the goals of the research, estimate sample size requirements, establish and maintain databases, select and conduct the appropriate statistical analysis, and communicate the results of the analysis orally and in writing fields of public health. Coursework concentrates on developing these statistical skills through the use of actual data sets and computerized statistical software packages.

Program Competencies

  • Incorporate knowledge of the core areas of biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health, health systems management, and the behavioral, social, and cultural aspects of health in addressing and solving problems.
  • Select and conduct appropriate statistical procedures for evaluation of public health intervention and surveillance programs.
  • Contribute to the design of public health programs by estimating the required sample size and power for program monitoring.
  • Incorporate knowledge of databases and information systems in data collection and study management of public health intervention and surveillance programs.
  • Interpret and effectively communicate statistical analysis results orally and in writing to public health investigators, collaborators, and members of general community.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations in Public Health
  • Biostatistics for Public Healt
  • Epidemiology for Public Health
  • Health Systems Policy and Mgmt
  • Design Strategies in PH Prgrms

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

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42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • The written Statement of Purpose and Objectives should demonstrate how the applicant's public health career goals and interests align with their selected degree program.
  • Recommendations from three instructors or employers should indicate characteristics for success in public health graduate study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41384 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1478 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    41384 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1478 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for New Orleans

1125 - 2151 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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