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MSc Biostatistics

The MS in Biostatistics program at Portland State University equips you with knowledge in applied statistical methods and theory of biostatistics, as well as skills in traditional statistical methods and computational biology, statistical learning, data science programming, and computation for big data.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration  
Starting in: September
Tuition Fee: $671 per credit
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

The program prepares you to pursue a career as an intermediate-level biostatistician or for doctoral programs in Biostatistics. Our students come from very diverse backgrounds such as mathematics and statistics, chemistry, biology, medicine, economics, and psychology.

Our Biostatistics MS degree at Portland State University qualifies you for jobs in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Our graduates have been employed by local, state and federal public health agencies, health and medical centers, pharmaceutical companies, device manufacturers, and research institutions. If you choose to continue to doctoral studies, our Biostatistics Masters degree provides you with first-rate preparation and a highly competitive CV.

What can you do

  • Our alumni are prepared for careers in biomedical and public health research, industry, or doctoral programs, with skills directly applicable to practice.
  • Graduates of the MS in Biostatistics program have been employed by local, state and federal public health agencies, health and medical centers, pharmaceutical companies, device manufacturers, and research institutions.

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