Biostatistics, MS

Contact Info

Department of Statistics

Nguyen Engineering Building, 1705
4400 University Drive, MS 4A7
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: 703-993-3645


About the Program

The master’s in biostatistics at George Mason University features courses ranging in healthcare and biological studies. Find out about our faculty who conduct biostatistics research.

In this program you may:

  • Clarify causalities, risks, and outcomes of a deadly disease with statistically unique visualization models
  • Use big data and data analytics to interpret massive health data sets
  • Identify sources of risk and statistical methods that measure and mitigate risk in humans

Biostatistics is an indispensable tool in improving health and protecting populations against disease here and around the world.

Program Opportunities

Students who will graduate with a bachelor's degree are also eligible to take this degree program as accelerated master's students. The goal of this degree program is to teach students in multiple disciplines in statistics, biology, and research. Rigorous instruction in the degree program may help interested students prepare for the PhD.

The department has an advisory board of leaders in the federal government and industry, who through their partnerships with the department, may provide internship and job opportunities.

Come enroll in the MS in Biostatistics degree program.