Degree Requirements

School-Wide Requirements (6 semester hours)

  • EPID 403 – Introduction to Epidemiology: Principles and Methods (3 semester hours)
  • IPHS 520 – Foundations of Public Health (3 semester hours)
  • Master of Science comprehensive examination

Divisional Core Requirements (37 semester hours)

  • BSTT 506 – Design of Clinical Trials (3 semester hours)
  • BSTT 523 – Biostatistics Methods I (4 semester hours)
  • BSTT 524 – Biostatistics Laboratory (3 semester hours)
  • BSTT 525 – Biostatistics Methods II (4 semester hours)
  • BSTT 535 – Categorical Data Analysis (3 semester hours)
  • BSTT 536 – Survival Analysis (3 semester hours)
  • BSTT 537 – Longitudinal Data Analysis (4 semester hours)
  • BSTT 538 – Biostatistical Consulting (2 semester hours)
  • BSTT 550 – Biostatistical Investigations (4 semester hours)
  • STAT 401 – Introduction to Probability (4 semester hours)
  • STAT 411 – Statistical Theory (4 semester hours)

Electives (minimum 5 semester hours)

All students must complete a minimum of 5 semester hours of electives.

Electives can be any graduate level course of the students choosing. BSTT 400, BSTT 401, BSTT 410 and BSTT 505 are not suitable electives.