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.
What can I do at Mount Sinai that I can't do anywhere else?
As part of a large and complex health system, you will have direct access to the unrivaled faculty expertise and research opportunities of:
- The Center for Biostatistics
- Mount Sinai's Data Science Initiative
- International Center for Health Outcomes and Innovation Research
- Institute for Health Care Delivery Science
- Center for Health Equity and Community Research
- Institute for Translational Epidemiology
In sum, you would immediately become part of an innovative community that produces research shaping breakthroughs in health care.
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.