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PhD program Students wishing to pursue in-depth research in the field of Probability or Statistics and their applications. Advanced undergraduate or masters level work in mathematics and statistics will provide a good background for the doctoral program.
The graduate Biostatistics Program helps students to first build a solid knowledge in biostatistics and then to choose a specialty in either epidemiology or bioinformatics. The program aims to train individuals who will bring their biostatistical expertise to these related fields and who will be able collaborate on a wide range of biomedical projects.
With its rich history of innovation, the PhD program in the Department of Biostatistics based at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health provides an exceptional opportunity for students to join faculty in carrying on our tradition of addressing the greatest challenges in public health, biomedical research, and computational biology. The program is designed for those who have.
The Ph.D. in Biostatistics, offered through the Division of Biostatistics in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the Miller School of Medicine, provides a flexible curriculum to cover the basics. Depending on their background, a student will follow either a Track A and Track B stream to completion of the Ph.D.
Each student in the Biostatistics Ph.D. program is expected to acquire knowledge in the disciplines of Biostatistics. Each student must complete a total of 31 credits of graduate level course work, the majority of which are 500 level courses, specifically: 22 credits in required courses; 6 additional credits in Epidemiology or Health Services.
We require applicants to hold, or be about to obtain, an Upper Second class Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a related subject area for entry to a PhD programme. A Lower Second class Honours degree may be considered if applicants also hold a Master's degree with a Merit classification. See.