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Ph.D. On Campus

Biostatistics

The University of Arizona

60 months
Duration
33600 USD/year
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About

The Biostatistics program from University of Arizona will have an emphasis on the foundations of statistical reasoning and will require its graduates to complete rigorous training in applied probability and statistical analyses.

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Overview

Key Features

This Biostatistics program from University of Arizona prepares students who have demonstrated excellence in mathematics and the sciences to become research biostatisticians in academia, industry, or government.

To the extent possible, the curriculum of each student will be tailored to his or her background and interests. 

The doctoral program requires approximately four to five years for completion. The first two years of this time are usually devoted to coursework, the comprehensive doctoral examinations, and development of doctoral research. The program is research oriented and centers on a major research project. The overall course of study is developed by the student and the Faculty Advisor, and is approved by the student's Graduate committee and the Chair the Biostatistics Section. Students will be required to defend their dissertation through a public presentation and oral examination with their committee.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Probability 
  • Statistics 
  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics for Research
  • Biostatistics
  • Linear Models 
  • Statistical Consulting
  • Design of Experiments 
  • Statistical Computing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Priority:  December 1
  • Secondary:  April 1

Credits

74 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Master's degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, or a similar field with GPA of 3.2 or higher 
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • At least three semesters of college-level calculus through multivariable/vector calculus
  • One semester of linear algebra
  • Documented experience with a computer programming language (C/C++, Fortran, Java, Python, R or equivalent) is strongly recommended
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume or CV
  • Statement of purpose and objectives
  • Writing sample
  • Mission and values statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Mexico City

9624 - 15741 MXN /month
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Funding

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