Medical College of Wisconsin

Ph.D. On Campus
36 months
1250 USD/credit
1250 USD/credit
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Our Biostatistics PhD program is a highly collaborative unit that is integral in the design of numerous research projects within Medical College of Wisconsin and its affiliates, which include the MCW Cancer Center, Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research and The Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research.


In this Biostatistics program at Medical College of Wisconsin, you will receive in-depth training on the use of state-of-the-art software and consulting opportunities. 

Additionally, you will benefit from an expansive network of faculty, both during your tenure and as you seek a career upon completing your course of study.

Career Possibilities after Graduation:

  • Pharmaceutical & Consultant Industries
  • Government & Non-Profit Agencies
  • Academic Institutions

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics and Integrity in Science 
  • Research Ethics Discussion Series 
  • Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials 
  • Theory of Consulting 
  • Statistical Consulting 
  • Biostatistical Computing 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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3.5 (analytical)

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed an undergraduate degree in mathematics or closely related field
  • Completed courses in advanced calculus, matrix/linear algebra and scientific programming with a minimum grade of B in each. Those who have not done so may be considered for admission and, if admitted, must complete these requirements during the first year of study.
  • A strong interest in Biostatistics and biomedical applications
  • An overall grade point average of 3.0 or better
  • A 3.0 grade point average or better in mathematics and science
  • Scores in the 80th percentile or higher on the Quantitative component, the 50th percentile or higher on the Verbal component, and a 3 or greater on the Analytical Writing component of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is ideal. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1250 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    1250 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.


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