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Biostatistics PhD Program

We welcome and review applications throughout the year; however, applications should be received by March 15 to be guaranteed consideration for Fall Semester admission (later applications are considered as space permits).

Earlier applications are recommended if applicants want to apply for financial support from MSU. The application deadline for University scholarships is typically before the end of December.


1. Basic admission requirements for all candidates:

Application. Applicants must submit:

Applicants with strong academic records who are in the process of completing a master of science degree may be admitted on a provisional basis. However, final receipt of completion of MS degree is required. The first 40 credits applied towards the completion of a master of science may not be counted toward the Ph.D. in Biostatistics.

2. International applicants must provide TOEFL scores.

3. Applicants with prior graduate degrees or other advanced graduate-level coursework:

Where to Apply

1 Online graduate school application - submit to MSU Graduate School Apply Here

2 All other materials - please email or mail to: Nancy Bieber, Graduate Secretary

Or mail to:
Nancy Bieber
Graduate Secretary
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Michigan State University
909 Fee Road
East Lansing, MI 48824

Click here to learn more information about the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Click here to learn how our PhD and Masters graduates are making differences around the world.

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