Top Biostatistics Masters degree Programs - 2023

A program that focuses on the application of descriptive and inferential statistics to biomedical research and clinical, public health, and industrial issues related to human populations. Includes instruction in mathematical statistics, modeling, clinical trials methodology, disease and survival analysis, longitudinal analysis, missing data analysis, spatial analysis, computer tomography, biostatistics consulting, and applications to such topics as genetics, oncology, pharmacokinetics, physiology, neurobiology, and biophysics.

New York awards the most Masters degrees in Biostatistics of all US states with 165 degrees being granted last year. Students interested in Biostatistics can expect around 37% percent of their fellow classmates to be men and 63% percent to be women. The majority students graduating in this field earn a Masters degree. The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Biostatistics is $42,090.

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Top Colleges for Biostatistics

If you want to major in Biostatistics, then you should think about attending Columbia University in the City of New York! This school grants approximately 115 degrees at the Masters degree level in Biostatistics every year.

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Careers for Biostatistics Majors

Some top jobs related to Biostatistics, include Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists and Natural Sciences Managers, both of which have many employment opportunities. Though there are higher paying positions, such as Natural Sciences Managers. the most in-demand position for Biostatistics majors is Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary.

Top Paying Careers for Biostatistics

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $137,900)
  2. Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $102,720)
  3. Statisticians   (Median Wage: $95,570)
  4. Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists   (Median Wage: $95,310)
  5. Biological Scientists, All Other   (Median Wage: $82,530)
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