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MPH Public Health – Biostatistics

The Public Health – Biostatistics degree at University of Arizona is designed to be an interdisciplinary, professional degree in public health. The MPH Program provides opportunities for students to obtain broad knowledge and basic skills in the core areas of public health.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: August
Tuition Fee: $10,063 per semester
Location: Tucson, United States

Students of the Public Health – Biostatistics degree at University of Arizona are able to acquire proficiency in one or more specialized areas through advanced coursework, and gain experience in applying advanced knowledge to the solution of actual health problems in community settings during internship training.

The MPH program in Biostatistics is offered by the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. The educational objective of the MPH degree in Biostatistics is to prepare individuals to work effectively as biostatisticians in a variety of public health, epidemiological and clinical research settings. The biostatistics area of study has led to collaboration in science and with investigators in nearly every aspect related to health. Biostatistics has also made major contributions to out understanding of diseases such as AIDS, cancer, and coronary heart disease.

Department

Arizona’s first and only accredited college of public health, the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health is uniquely situated in the culturally rich and diverse Southwest. Distinguished for our outstanding community-based research and for our focus on eliminating health disparities among populations of the Southwest and globally, the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health offers tremendous opportunities to its students for education, research and community involvement.

Courses include:

  • Basic Principles of Epidemiology
  • Public Health Policy and Management
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Biostatistics in Public Health
  • Sociocultural & Behavioral Aspects of Public Health
  • Integrated Public Health Learning Experience

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“Choosing the Master’s program for Physiological Sciences at the University of Arizona was one of the best decisions I could have made in my education. Our department is warm and collaborative, offering an array of research topics and techniques underneath a vast and integrative umbrella of physiology. Beyond my research experience, I was presented with teaching opportunities, which I feel honed my skill of scientific communication. Having the dynamic research/teaching/class schedule not only kept me active but helped me reinforce material in multiple contexts. Overall, this program was exactly what I wanted in my segway into the medical sciences… and with my teaching assistantship paying for my tuition, how could I say no?”​

Andrew Wojtanowski // MS 2016