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Master of Science in Biostatistics

The IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health offers a Master of Science (MS) in Biostatistics. The Master of Science in Biostatistics provides highly focused training in statistical theory and biostatistical methods, with an emphasis on their application in a broad array of health sciences. Students in this program are trained to be professional biostatisticians who are well qualified for employment in government and private health agencies, industry and research institutes. The MS program also serves as excellent preparation for doctoral programs in biostatistics.

MS Biostatistics Core Courses (Take All 7 Courses for a Total of 24 Credits)

STAT 51900 Introduction to Probability 3 Credits
STAT 52800 Mathematical Statistics I 3 Credits
PBHL-B 571 Biostatistics Method I-Linear Model in Public Health 4 Credits
PBHL-B 572 Biostatistics Method II-Categorical Data Analysis 4 Credits
PBHL-B 573 Biostatistics Method III-Applied Survival Data Analysis 4 Credits
PBHL-B 574 Biostatistics Method IV-Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis 3 Credits
PBHL-B 581 Biostatistics Computing 3 Credits

Required Public Health Courses (3 Credit Hours)

PBHL-H 670 Population and Public Health 3 Credits

Required Epidemiology Courses (3 Credit Hours)

PBHL-E 517 Fundamentals of Epidemiology 3 Credits

Elective Courses (Up to 12 Credit Hours)

Any relevant courses upon departmental approval.

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