Admissions for 4+1 Accelerated MS in Biostatistics
Admissions to the 4+1 BS/MS in biostatistics program.
The accelerated master of science (MS) degree program offers the opportunity to students to complete the MS degree within one academic year plus an intervening summer. With a focus on modern challenges in statistical computing and big data as related to public health, the biostatistics MS program at UMass Amherst trains students in data management, data analysis, and statistical theory. By pursuing an accelerated MS degree option, talented undergraduate students can speed up their path to finding a niche in this attractive and fast-growing job market.
Students who are interested need to start planning for the accelerated MS track by the beginning of their junior year.
Any Five College undergraduate student may apply to the program. Students must apply in the fall semester of their junior year.
Questions may be directed to biostats4plus1 [at] umass [dot] edu.