The Only PSM Biostatistics Program with These 3 Tracks

No other Professional Science Master’s in Biostatistics program in the U.S. offers your choice of specializing in Health Policy, Computational, or Management. So at AU, you can tailor your coursework to best support your interests and career goals.
The Professional Science Master’s in Biostatistics program features:
  • Flexible coursework that allows you to combine classes in statistics, biology, public health, business and management, big data analysis, and scientific computing.
  • Supportive faculty with expertise that includes spatial statistics and disease surveillance, theory and methodology of sequential analysis, statistical models for environmental effects on health, and more.
  • Access to the internship and research opportunities at public and private institutions in the Washington, DC area.

Accelerator Admission
Details (Fall 2017)

Master’s Accelerator 1 Master’s Accelerator 2 Pre-Sessional English Language
GPA 3.0 3.0 3.0
IELTS 6.5 6.0 5.5
Program Start Date August 20, 2017 August 20, 2017 August 24, 2017
Qualifying undergraduate degrees:
4-year undergraduate degree or equivalent from an accredited institution. Preference for undergraduate STEM degree.
Coursework required in: Linear Algebra, Calculus III, two Statistics courses.

Sample Coursework

Below is a list of degree-related courses you might take during your Master’s Accelerator Program. Courses may change based on availability and your preferences.
  • Biotechnology
  • Design of Experiments
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Regression
  • Research Methods

Progression Details

Master’s Accelerator 1 Master’s Accelerator 2 Pre-Sessional English Language
Credits Earned Towards Degree 6 9 0
Progression Into Master’s degree program Master’s degree program Master’s Accelerator 2
Progression Requirements GPA of 3.0 with no grade lower than a B GPA of 3.0 with no grade lower than a B Completion of level 6 of ELTA with a grade of C or better in all coursework
Total credits required for degree: 33 credit hours

Tuition Costs

Master’s Accelerator 1 Master’s Accelerator 2 Pre-Sessional English Language Cost Per Credit After Accelerator1 Total Credits Required For Degree
Master’s in Biostatistics $19,900 $27,900 $8,060 $1,526 33

1Cost per credit hour subject to change. Number of credits and semesters remaining after completion of Master’s Accelerator varies by program and student. The average graduate student takes 9 credits per semester.

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