M.Sc. On Campus


University of Michigan

20 months
50646 USD/year
50646 USD/year
25230 USD/year
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Biostatistics at the University of Michigan develops and applies statistical methods to the design and analysis of studies in public health and biomedical research. With the emergence of "big data," biostatisticians have never been in higher demand than they are today


The Department of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan School of Public Health prepares students for careers in government, private industry, medical research institutions, and higher education. 

Program Description

You'll learn how to use statistical and mathematical methods to design and analyze research studies and plan and evaluate health services programs.

Our faculty is engaged in collaborative research with U-M's Institute of Social Research and the schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Dentistry—and other SPH departments—funded by the National Institutes of Health and other governmental and private sources.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Probability and Distribution Theory
  • Biostatistical Inference
  • Applied Statistics I: Linear Regression
  • Applied Statistics II: Generalized Linear Models
  • Applied Statistics III: ANOVA and Linear Mixed Models
  • Analysis of Biostatistical Investigations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Mathematics prerequisites  are three semesters of calculus, a course in matrix or linear algebra, and an introductory course in statistics or biostatistics. Students with less preparation in mathematics or statistics may be conditionally admitted
  • General GRE exam from within the last 5 years

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    25230 USD/year
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Living costs for Ann Arbor

1025 - 1870 USD /month
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