Master of Science Capstone

The Master of Science (MS) Capstone is an accelerated program that provides rigorous training and a practical, applications-driven foundation in statistics. It is designed for students who wish to enter the job market upon graduation.

Program Details

  • Prepares students for career paths spanning a range of health-related and data-driven fields such as biotech, pharmaceuticals, cancer research, data science, and government agencies.
  • Follows an innovative curriculum taught by internationally recognized faculty who are dedicated to educating the next generation of biostatisticians.
  • Gives students the ability to customize their program by selecting one of three specialization pathways: Data Science, Statistical Genetics, or Modeling and Methods.
  • Features a fast-paced, 18-month, full-time program culminating in the completion of 50 credits and a professionally-relevant capstone project. Distance learning available for some classes in year two.
  • Allows students to build a portfolio that showcases key skills to future employers.
  • Provides opportunities to learn practical knowledge from area research and industry professionals.
  • Accommodates students who decide to pursue PhD-level training.

Program type: professional fee based | program costs

As a student in our program, not only will you earn your degree from a #1-ranked biostatistics program but you will join an engaged community of students, faculty, and scientists at the cutting edge of impact research.

Degree Requirements    Courses & Timelines by pathway