Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Education in Health Sciences

Master of Science in Biostatistics


The Master of Science (MS) in Biostatistics provides graduate biostatistics training for students who intend to plan, direct and execute health research and/or analyze health data.  Three concentration options address a variety of student goals:

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Find more details and application information for the Master of Science in Biostatistics degree program via the Program in Public Health website.

Prospective Applicants

All applicants to the MS in Biostatistics program must hold a baccalaureate degree or equivalent, possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00. Prerequisite courses for the degree program include differential and integral calculus.  Students interested in Statistical Bioinformatics and Statistical Methods and Practice concentrations may also benefit from linear matrix algebra.  Prerequisite courses may be waived if the candidate has an exceptional GRE Quantitative Reasoning score (85th percentile or higher) and is motivated to learn material independently.

Find full admissions criteria and instructions here.

Areas of Study

Learn more about the various disciplines studied within CEHS.