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2022-23 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-23 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional Science, Biostatistics Concentration, M.S.


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

For more information about the Biostatistics Concentration, contact:
Yeqian Liu, Program Advisor/Coordinator
Biostatistics Concentration
(615) 904-8448
Yeqian.Liu@mtsu.edu

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

The Biostatistics concentration in the Master of Science in Professional Science degree offers training in the statistical methods applied to biomedical and health-related fields. These methods involve using mathematics to solve real-world problems that influence health.

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;
  4. submit an official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) report. A composite GRE score of 286 is expected.

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.

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