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Master of Science in Biostatistics – 100% Online at the University of Louisville Online

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Enhance your career opportunities in a field driven by innovation

Advance the medical, dental, nursing and public health fields with data-driven decision making.

The University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences offers a Master of Science in Biostatistics and a Certificate in Biostatistics–both available 100% online. These programs focus on the theory and practice of using cutting-edge data analysis tools to collect, manage and evaluate biostatistical data, as well as evaluate emerging statistical methods.

Both programs are available and accessible to a diverse population of applicants from all backgrounds and industries If you have a bachelor's degree in any field and dream of a career in biostatistics, statistics or data science, fill out the form to find out how to take the next step toward achieving your goals.


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    Program Highlights

    • 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


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    Program Highlights

    • 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
    • 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.

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We look forward to welcoming you as an online student at the University of Louisville!

To learn more about the program, admission requirements or courses, connect with one of our enrollment counselors through the request for information form.


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