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Biostatistics  Master's

Overview

What is Biostatistics at WVU like?

Description

The MS program trains students to understand and apply statistical methodology for data modeling and analysis as it arises in research in the health sciences.

The coursework is designed to be completed in two academic years (four semesters), and students are encouraged to use the summer to gain Biostatistics-related experience through internships and similar work experiences

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program sets their own term of admission and application deadline. Applicants can only apply for admission for the term displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.

Fall: June 1

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Biostatistics at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Biostatistics graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Letters of Recommendation - Three
  • Résumé /CV
  • Statement of Purpose

Additional application considerations

  • Course experience including: Multivariable calculus (equivalent to WVU MATH 251) Matrix or elementary linear algebra (equivalent to WVU MATH 343) Knowledge of a programming language

Applications that are incomplete or are submitted after the deadline may be reviewed if openings remain

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