Master of Science (ScM)
Offered by: Department of Biostatistics
Onsite | Full-Time | 2 years
About the ScM in Biostatistics Program
This ScM is intended for individuals who have demonstrated excellence at the undergraduate level in quantitative or biological sciences and desire a career as a professional statistician. ScM graduates assume positions in academic medical institutions, industry or government, taking lead roles in the design and analysis of scientific research projects.
ScM in Biostatistics Program Highlights
Design research studies
of human health and disease
Design and implement data management systems
and draw inferences from quantitative data
Perform major statistical analyses
to address public health or statistical research questions
Assist statistical researchers
in the conduct of original, methodologic research
What Can You Do With an ScM In Biostatistics?
- Research Associate
- Data Analyst
- Data Scientist
- Statistical Programmer
Curriculum for the ScM in Biostatistics
Browse an overview of the requirements for this master's program in the JHU Academic Catalogue and explore all course offerings in the Bloomberg School Course Directory.
For general admissions requirements, please visit the How to Apply page. This specific program also requires:
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.
Tuition and Funding
The Master’s Tuition Scholarship is available to students in good academic standing in a two-year, full-time master’s program. The MTS is a 75% reduction in tuition for year two of an eight-term program. Students have the option of distributing the scholarship entirely in their second year of study or receive a 25% reduction in tuition their first year and 50% in their second year.
Questions about the program? We're happy to help.
Academic Program Manager
Mary Joy Argo