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The M.S. in Biostatistics is designed to provide students with instruction and experience in data management and computing, statistical reasoning, scientific logic, data analysis, and data interpretation. These skills are essential to prepare students to work as biostatisticians or health data analysts in public and private research institutes, or the health care industry throughout Nebraska, the country, and the world. Students may also choose careers as scientists / data analysts in non-health care related industries, such as banking and insurance. The program curriculum is consistent with the core competencies of Biostatistics and strongly emphasizes the acquisition of applied skills and the theoretical mathematical foundations of Biostatistics. The primary focus is in the following areas of Biostatistics: study design; survival analysis; generalized linear models; longitudinal analysis; computing; and biostatistical learning (machine learning / AI).  

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Course Requirements — View the Biostatistics Graduate Program curriculum requirements.