Curriculum | MS in Biostatistics
What You’ll Learn
The Master of Science in Biostatistics will provide integrated training in computational, quantitative, and biomedical sciences to support health-related research performed in academia, government and industry. Students will not only acquire quantitative and computational tools that underpin epidemiology and bioinformatics, but also gain substantive exposure to applications of these tools to biological and health sciences.
Areas of Focus for Each Semester
First Semester, students will learn Basic Fundamentals.
Second Semester, students will learn Statistical Methodologies.
Third Semester, students will learn Applications.
Goals of Training
- Mastering rigorous analytical and practical skills in biostatistics and bioinformatics
- Developing ability to collaborate in a wide range of biomedical projects
- Becoming valuable members of interdisciplinary scientific teams
- Sharpening scientific-communication skills
- Preparing for career in industry, government of academic laboratories
- Preparing for PhD program (outside of Georgetown)
List of core & elective courses for the degree program can be found here.
Review an example full-time course schedule.
Interested in real life research experience? Learn about the practicum experience.