Earn your Masters in Biostatistics and Data Science with our synergetic program. We prepare you to extract, analyze, and translate vast amounts of data into actionable evidence and communicate findings to collaborators from other disciplines by gaining knowledge in three emphasis areas, namely:
Through supervised consulting sessions, an internship, and directed research, students will develop the technical and collaborative skills necessary to excel in clinical, academic, industrial, government, and population health work organizations. Students will have ample opportunities to work with high-quality data and reputable researchers from two epidemiologic studies supported by the National Institutes of Health. The Jackson Heart Study (JHS) is the largest ever single-site study of cardiovascular disease and its causes in African-Americans. The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study (ARIC) is designed to investigate the causes of atherosclerosis and its clinical outcomes, as well as the variation in cardiovascular risk factors and disease by race, gender, and location.
You can complete your Master's in 2 years (42 credit hours)