Jul 05, 2022  
2021-22 Graduate Catalog 
2021-22 Graduate Catalog

Professional Science, Biostatistics Concentration, M.S.

Saeed Foroudastan, Director
Master of Science in Professional Science Program
(615) 494-7618

Yeqian Liu, Program Advisor/Coordinator
Biostatistics Concentration
(615) 904-8448

Suzanne Hicks, Internship Graduate Coordinator
Master of Science in Professional Science Program
(615) 904-8581

The College of Basic and Applied Sciences offers the Master of Science with a major in Professional Science (M.S.) with six concentrations: Actuarial Science, Biostatistics, Biotechnology, Engineering Management, Fermentation Science, and Health Care Informatics.

Please see undergraduate catalog for information regarding undergraduate programs.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Master of Science in Professional Science with a concentration in Biostatistics requires

  1. an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with a course in multivariate calculus with a grade of C (2.00) or better and a course in linear algebra with a grade of C (2.00) or better;
  2. basic competency in word processing, electronic mail, library retrieval systems, presentation graphics, spreadsheets, and databases;
  3. the appropriate undergraduate preparation for advanced study of biostatistics.

Application Procedures

All application materials are to be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies.

Applicant must

  1. submit application with the appropriate application fee (online at www.mtsu.edu/graduate/apply.php). Once this initial application has been accepted, the applicant will receive directions on how to enter the graduate portal to be able to submit other materials.
  2. submit official transcripts from all collegiate institutions attended;
  3. submit three letters of reference to askgrad@mtsu.edu (or mail to College of Graduate Studies);
  4. submit an official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) report. A composite GRE score of 286 is expected for consideration for unconditional admission.

Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in Professional Science with a concentration in Biostatistics requires completion of 36 semester hours.

Curriculum: Professional Science, Biostatistics

The following illustrates the minimum coursework requirements.