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The MSPH with a concentration in Biostatistics is offered by the Department of Biostatistics.

The MSPH with a concentration in Biostatistics is an applied statistics degree with a focus on public health. This program is open to all qualified applicants with relevant undergraduate, masters, medical, or health science professional degrees.

This program is an ideal post-medical or other health science degree training program for fellows and faculty members interested in developing skills required for clinical research. A graduate of this program will have the academic training to develop and lead independent research programs and projects. Further, the MSPH program may be a first step towards a doctoral program in biostatistics or public health.  

Further details about the Department of Biostatistics Graduate Programs and funding opportunities can be obtained by contacting the Student Coordinator and Administrative Program Director, Nicole Cross, at nicolen@uab.edu or the Vice Chair of Education, Dr. Stacey Cofield, at scofield@uab.edu.

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Applicants to the MSPH program should have a strong academic record and meet the minimum requirements for admission to the School of Public Health. In addition, the applicant's undergraduate curriculum must include a two-semester sequence of calculus or equivalent, linear algebra, and proficiency in computing. The Department of Biostatistics admits MSPH students in the fall term each year. Interested students should apply through sophas.org.

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