About This Program
The Biostatistics MHS program is intended for outstanding individuals seeking a one-year intensive course of study in biostatistical theory and methods. It is also open to students concurrently enrolled in a doctoral program at Johns Hopkins. Students take a comprehensive written examination and complete a culminating data analysis project documenting the statistical ideas and skills developed in the coursework.
Design research studies
of human health and disease
Design and implement data management systems
and draw inferences from quantitative data
Design and implement tabular and graphical displays
of quantitative information
Use statistical reasoning and theory
to deal effectively with non-standard statistical problems
What Can You Do With This Degree?
- Tenure Track Faculty
- Assistant Professor (research track)
- Research Program Director
For general admissions requirements, please visit the How to Apply page. This specific program also requires:
Prior Graduate Degree
Prior doctoral degree or concurrent enrollment in Johns Hopkins University doctoral program.
Calculus and linear algebra
Standardized Test Scores
Standardized test scores are not required and not reviewed for this program. If you have taken a standardized test such as the GRE, GMAT, or MCAT and want to submit your scores, please note that they will not be used as a metric during the application review. Applications will be reviewed holistically based on all required application components.