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.
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- Biostatistics for Research
- Linear Models
- Statistical Consulting
- Design of Experiments
- Statistical Computing
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- 60 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Priority: December 1
- Secondary: April 1
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- 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
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International33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
National33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
In-State13400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 60 months.
Living costs for Tucson
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.