Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biostatistics)

Harvard University

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Program Overview

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biostatistics) offers students a plethora of opportunities to further their knowledge and skills to the best of their abilities. Harvard University is known for its esteemed faculty giving students hands-on exposure to the industry through its programmes and enabling them to acquire practical skills that will equip them for their careers ahead. With the perfect blend of theoretical and practical knowledge, Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biostatistics) is well-structured and has been recognised by renowned organisations worldwide.

Harvard University gives students access to top-notch educational facilities and amenities that assist them throughout the duration of their studies. Moreover, Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biostatistics) enables students to take up internships, apprenticeships, project-work, and go beyond their academics in order to match the industry standards. All in all, this programme equips students with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that pushes students to reach great academic, professional and personal excellence.


MassachusettsUnited States

  Course Duration

12 Months

  Tuition Fee

$ 61,446


IELTS: 6.5 GRE: 292 TOEFL: 90


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Some of the main courses that students will study in this program are:

  • Biology
  • Health sciences
  • Statistics
  • Epidemiology

Academic Eligibility:

  • Candidates must have an equivalent bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • GPA of 3.0/4.0 [B+ Grade].


Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The minimum requirements are an overall average of 60% in each year, as well as in all prerequisite subjects.
  • Subjects must include mathematics, chemistry, and physics in Classes 11 and 12.
  • GPA of 3.0/4.0 [B Grade].


English Language proficiency:

  • Applicants from India, China, Vietnam, Philippines, and Pakistan should note that IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program.
  • Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.
  • Not all students will qualify for EAP-3106 in place of the required IELTS or TOEFL test scores.


Submission of GRE scores is compulsory for this program, however, it is recommended to submit a minimum 292 score for a better chance of admission.


The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. 

The cost of studying at Harvard University varies largely depending on the type of university and the degree chosen. More often than not, humanities, arts, and education courses are less expensive than degrees in medical, engineering, or management. Furthermore, students who choose to study at the postgraduate level typically pay higher tuition fees, which again vary depending on the programme chosen.


Most universities provide scholarships or financial aid to students in order to help them offset their tuition costs. Students should be aware that additional course fees and incidental expenses may not be included in tuition. On average, international students can expect to pay $61446 annually, to study in Harvard University


Career positions may include:

  • Graduate Student Assistant
  • Doctoral FellowSenior Scientist
  • Medical AssistantRegistered Nurse
  • Medical AssistantSpecialist
  • FellowResearch Scientist
  • TraineeSoftware Engineer
  • Systems Engineer, etc


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