Master of Science (MS)

Master of Science

Is an MS Degree Right for You?
A MS degree focuses on science and research and will prepare you for a career in research and analysis or the opportunity to continue your studies with a PhD. This degree typically takes 2-3 years and requires a thesis. For more master’s degrees, see our MPH options.

Our Programs

Biostatistics
Collaborate on the design of research studies and address research questions through analysis and data.

4+1 Biostatistics
The 4+1 in Biostatistics is designed specifically for undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in the School of Statistics in the U of MN College of Liberal Arts (CLA), providing them a unique opportunity to complete a bachelor’s and master’s degree within five years.

Clinical Research
Advance understanding of diseases and their outcomes and contribute to the development and evaluation of new therapies for patients. This program is for those with advanced health professional degrees.

Environmental Health
Address environmental and occupational health concerns while focusing on a specialty area of concentration.

Health Services Research, Policy & Administration
Collect and analyze data from health resources to determine what works best for whom under what conditions.