MS in Biostatistics

This program is designed to prepare you for a career as a data analyst and applied statistician in the biomedical sciences. It is the ideal advanced degree choice if your goal is to work as a biostatistician in a clinical, research, or industry setting. It also serves as a perfect stepping stone on the path to a doctoral degree in Biostatistics or Epidemiology.

The program* is sponsored by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS), and by the Center for Biostatistics and Department of Population Health Science & Policy at ISMMS.

*This program is pending approval from the Department of Homeland Security (specifically, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Student and Exchange Visitor Program). Please revisit our site for updates as to when the Form I-20, Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status, will become available. 

Program Structure

Presented in a one-year, full-time format, the program offers you rigorous and comprehensive didactic training in high-quality clinical and translational research. Our curriculum emphasizes strong quantitative training, critical thinking skills, and practical strategies for addressing complex challenges of novel, clinical research. You will be part of a small cohort consisting of only 5-10 students, giving you the opportunity to gain excellent mentorship and individualized attention from faculty across biostatistics and a variety of other disciplines.

Within the context of a world-class medical school and health system, our graduate school provides you with a stimulating and collaborative environment where you can make the critical connections between science, biostatistics, medicine, education, and health care delivery.

Review the content for our Theory & Methods track and for our Clinical Applications track.

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Final Application Deadline:
April 1