Academics

Master of Science Capstone

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Graduates attending the MS Capstone Program graduation event on March 18, 2022022
MS Capstone student graduates for 2021-22 academic year.

The Master of Science (MS) Capstone is a fast-paced 18-month 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.

 

Highlights

Note: The MS Capstone is a fee-based program. There is no reduced rate for Washington State residents.

Earn your degree from the top-ranked public biostatistics program


At UW, you will enter a strong community of cohorts. Capstone students move through classes together which builds friendships and provides a dynamic, interactive learning environment. Plus capstone students interact with MS Thesis and PhD students in both formal and informal settings.

 
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Yuhan Wang
 

“The communication between new students, senior students and faculty is really impressive to me. And the enthusiastic welcome new students receive is also impressive.

– Yuhan Wang, MS Capstone 1st year student
 
 

 

The MS Capstone also:

  • Follows an innovative curriculum taught by internationally recognized faculty who provide personalized attention and are dedicated to educating the next generation of biostatisticians.
  • Provides opportunities to learn practical knowledge from area statisticians and research professionals.
  • Serves as a foundation if you decide to pursue PhD-level training.

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MS Alumni
99% of our graduates secure jobs or postgraduate programs within one year of graduation.