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Complete this degree on your own time through fully online coursework and learning tools.

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Earn your master’s in just 12 courses.

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Start small. Earn a certificate in biostats in just 5 courses.

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  • Master of Science in Biostatistics
    Online learning video - Online Masters Biostatistics Program

    Program Highlights

    • 32 credit hours (12 courses)
    • The only fully online program in the region and one of few comprehensive biostatistics programs in the nation
    • State-of-the-art training in research design
    • 100% employment rate for program graduates
    • Opportunity to earn credentials to work in a fast-growing field
    • Open to international students
  • Certificate in Biostatistics
    Online learning video - Online Biostatistics Certificate

    Program Highlights

    • 15 credit hours (5 courses)
    • Gain expertise and highly marketable skills in a rapidly growing field
    • No GRE / no TOEFL requirement for admission
    • Learn from world-class faculty with extensive applied experience
    • Build upon the certificate coursework towards a master’s in Biostatistics—credits transfer in
    • Take advantage of the convenience of 100% online classes
    • Access courses and library resources anytime, anywhere

Career Opportunities

In 2016, Fortune magazine named “Biostatistician” the highest hiring potential occupation, based on a combination of long-term outlook for job growth, median pay and job satisfaction. Graduates of biostatistics programs often pursue careers with:

  • Pharmaceutical corporations
  • Medical insurers
  • Government agencies (FDA, NIH, Census Bureau)
  • Universities and research institutions
  • Hospitals and cancer centers

  • In 2016, statisticians earned a median annual salary of $80,500 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The field is projected to experience a staggering 34% growth rate from 2014-2024.