M.Sc. On Campus


Tulane University

18 months
1478 USD/credit 41384 USD/year
1478 USD/credit 41384 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Biostatistics offered by Tulane University educates students in the basic methods of mathematical and applied statistics for health data analysis.


Through courses in epidemiology and related subjects, students become familiar with the general areas of public health to which statistical methodologies may be applied. Coursework includes mathematical statistics and probability theory, applied and theoretical multivariate methods, stochastic processes, basic epidemiology, and demography, enabling the student to assist in the application of statistical theory to applied statistical problems. Graduates from the MS in Biostatistics program offered by Tulane University typically pursue careers in academic research or as statisticians on projects.  

Program Competencies

  • Define and use the principles of probability and mathematical statistics to guide the selection and application of data analysis methods.
  • Apply descriptive and inferential methodology based on study design in solving research questions.
  • Design experimental and observational studies for research projects, addressing specific questions in statistics or in an applied field.
  • Interpret and effectively communicate research results orally and in writing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations in Public Health
  • Intermediate Biostat
  • Statistical Inference I
  • Statistical Inference II
  • Regression Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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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