MS - Biostatistics and Data Science

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Plan of Study

Year 1 - Fall
BDS 721Analytics3
BDS 741Statistical Inference I3
BDS 754Principles of Programming with Python3
Year 1 - Spring
BDS 706Ethics in Biostatistics & Data Science Research & Practice1
BDS 722Advanced Analytics3
BDS 723Statistical Programming with R3
BDS 763 or BDS 751Database Systems* or Statistical Inference in Genetics3
Year 2 - Summer
BDS 797Biostatistics & Data Science Internship1
Year 2 - Fall
BDS 725Survival Analysis3
BDS 761Data Science & Machine Learning 13
MSCI 710 or PHS 703Epidemiology I**3
Year 2 - Spring
BDS 724Longitudinal and Multilevel Models3
BDS 765Data Science & Machine Learning 23
BDS 792Statistical Consulting3

*Students may substitute the course for elective courses within the Department of Data Science or other graduate degree departments upon approval of the program director.

**Students may substitute PHS 703-Epidemiology I for MSCI 710-Epidemiology I in the fall of their second year.