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University of Washington Department of Biostatistics Launches New MS Capstone Degree

Sunday, December 31, 2017

The Master of Science (MS) in Biostatistics Capstone combines graduate coursework in biostatistics with a capstone project in a streamlined 18-month format.

The MS Capstone offers you a choice of specialty in the areas of data science, statistical genetics, or modeling and methods, and the opportunity to complete a career-advancing capstone project that will showcase your skills.

Program Details

  • Prepare for career paths such as biostatistician, research scientist, or data analyst.
  • Streamlined timeline—earn your degree in 18 months.
  • Learn from internationally recognized faculty who are dedicated to educating the next generation of biostatisticians. 
  • Join an energetic community of students, faculty, and scientists at the cutting edge of impact research.
  • Complete a capstone project and portfolio showcasing key skills to future employers.
  • Choice of 3 specialized pathways.
  • Optional distance learning in year 2.
  • Program type: fee-based(link is external)

As a student in our program, you will benefit from an innovative curriculum that provides a rigorous and applications-driven foundation in statistical theory and methods (the science of biostatistics) and biomedical data analysis (the practice of applying biostatistics).