This program will prepare you to:
The M.S. requires 7 core courses, 4 electives, and a final project. The first year consists of three courses in Biostatistics methods, two semesters of statistical theory, plus a Health Science elective course. After the first year, there is a written exam covering the two theory and three methods courses. In the second year are courses in clinical trials, and analysis of survival data, plus three Biostatistics electives. Students complete the final project during their final semester.
There is no specific application form for divisional financial aid awards, as all admitted students are automatically considered. First consideration for aid is given to students who submit application materials by Dec. 1. Applications submitted after Dec. 1 may be placed on a waiting list for financial aid.
The University of Minnesota School of Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).