MS PROGRAM IN BIOSTATISTICS

MS in Biostatistics from Augusta University

The Master of Science (MS) degree in Biostatistics provides individuals with rigorous training in statistical methodology in order to prepare them for careers as biostatisticians to collaborate with and provide statistical support to scientists and researchers in biomedical, health sciences and other related areas of research.

The M.S. program provides an intensive exposure to the wide range of methodologies and techniques needed to function and excel as a biostatistician, with expertise in designing data collection for experiments, observational studies, and clinical trials, extracting information stored in various forms, and analyzing, reporting and presenting the findings.

The MS program curriculum includes

  • Didactic coursework
    • 28 hours of core coursework
    • 12 hours of elective coursework
  • M.S. Comprehensive Exam, and
  • A Capstone Project or Thesis applicable to the health sciences

Check out a complete sample list of the courses and course descriptions.

Year

Fall

Spring

Summer

Year 1

STAT 8110 – Intro

to Biostatistics (3)

 

STAT 8510 –Programming

for Data Analysis (3)

 

STAT 8520 – Stat

Theory I (3)

 

TGSS 8011 – RCR (1)

STAT 8130 – Intro

to Epidemiology (3)

 

STAT8620 – Stat

Theory II (3)

 

STAT 8630 – Applied

Linear Models (3)

 

STAT 8870 – Biostat

Consulting in research (3)

 

No summer courses are required.

 

Enrolling in Stat 8890 RR (1-6) is optional.

 

 

 

 

Year 2

STAT 8640 – Generalized Linear Models I (3)

 

Elective (3)

 

Elective (3)

 

STAT 8910 – Biostat Consulting Project (3) or

STAT 8920 – Thesis Research (3)

 

 

Elective (3)

 

STAT 8740 – Design & Analysis of Clinical Trials (3)

 

Elective (3)

 

STAT 8910 – Biostat Consulting Project (3) or

STAT 8920 – Thesis Research (3)

 No summer courses are required.

 

Enrolling in Stat 8890 RR (1-6) is optional.

 

 

 

 

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A STUDENT?

For more information on the course pre-requisites and other requirements for applying to the MS program in Biostatistics, see our Prospective Students page.

 

Prospective Students