Master of Public Health / Biostatistics
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Program Details

The online Master of Public Health with a concentration in Biostatistics is designed for those who work in public health and want to broaden their training by learning the statistical/quantitative evaluation of public health research and programs.  The curriculum provides the tools needed to conceptualize and define a public health problem in multidimensional terms, to develop an appropriate study design, to plan and implement proper statistical analyses, and to interpret and report the results of a study.  Courses focus on methodology typically used to analyze different types of public health data and provide the opportunity to apply these methods to real-world problems.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Official transcripts are required from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended
  • GRE test scores (waived for applicants with a graduate or terminal degree)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Resume or CV
  • English language proficiency (TOEFL test scores) if applicable
  • Added prerequisites specific to the concentration may be required

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission