Master of Science (MS) in Biostatistics
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
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The Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology offers the MS in Biostatistics on the New Brunswick location. MS in Biostatistics students will have the comprehensive knowledge and technical skills needed to plan and conduct statistical analyses for studies. The objectives of the MS in Biostatistics program are: (1) to educate graduate students as biostatisticians at the Masters level with the ability to collaborate and consult with researchers of other disciplines in the biomedical and public health sciences, (2) to meet the need for well-trained masters-level biostatisticians for the pharmaceutical industry, medical research institutions and public health and other governmental organizations in New Jersey and nation-wide, and (3) to identify and educate promising doctoral students in Biostatistics. The proposed program is designed to provide qualified students with comprehensive knowledge and technical skills needed for planning and conducting statistical analyses for studies that are required for evidence-based medicine, epidemiology survey and public health policy decisions. Besides, for those graduate students who may intend to continue their studies towards a PhD in Biostatistics, the MS in Biostatistics program will equip them with the necessary training and preparation for further advanced studies and research.