24 months
690 USD/credit 18630 USD/year
690 USD/credit 18630 USD/year
449 USD/credit 12123 USD/year
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The principal goal of the M.S. Biostatistics (Medicine) program at University of Florida is to prepare highly qualified individuals for future Ph.D. training and for careers in biostatistics practice.  


Key facts:

  • This training is conducted in the innovative and interdisciplinary public health culture of the college of public health and health professions and the college of medicine. We expect our graduates to be highly competitive in three primary settings: academic university-based settings, industry, and federal agencies that involve research and/or public health practice.
  • The Biostatistics (Medicine) masters degree (MS) at University of Florida requires a minimum of 36 semester credits beyond the bachelor’s degree. The program is designed to facilitate students’ development of a strong theoretical foundation in biostatistics, broad-based understanding of biostatistical methods, and expertise in a cognate field. A typical student will be enrolled full-time for two years. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be awarded an M.S. degree in biostatistics.

Programme Structure

Courses Include: 

  • Design and Conduct Clinical Trials 
  • Advanced Clinical Trial Methods
  • Design and Analysis of Translational Research in Biomedical Sciences
  • Applied Biostatistics 
  • Analysis and Study Design for High Dimension, Low Sample Size Data
  • Social Epidemiology in Public Health
  • Clinical Trial Methods
  • Statistical Methods for Health Sciences Research I
  • Biostatistical Methods 
  • Biostatistical Methods
  • Regression Methods for the Health and Life Sciences
  • Biostatistical Computing Using R
  • SAS for Public Health - Data
  • SAS for Public Health - Analysis
  • Biostatistical Theory
  • Public Health Concepts in Infectious Diseases

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  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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54 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recognized baccalaureate, graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a comparable degree from an international institution.
  • For applicants with a bachelor’s degree only, a minimum grade point average of B (3.0), calculated from all grades and credits after the semester where the applicant reached 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours is required. Applicants should refer directly to their intended academic units for Graduate Record  Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) requirements. If required, academic test scores are used in the context of a holistic credential review process. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 690 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 690 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12123 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 449 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Gainesville

900 - 1335 USD /month
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