At Grand Valley professional biostatisticians are prepared for leadership in the biological and health sciences industries and benefit from valuable internship experiences and placement of graduates. Suggested Course sequences and course descriptions are listed below.
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Year One, Fall Semester
STA 610, CIS 661, Elective* or PSM Core Course
Year One, Winter Semester
STA 616, STA 623, Elective* or PSM Core Course
Year Two, Fall Semester
PSM 662, STA 621, Elective* or PSM Core Course or PSM 691**
Year Two, Winter Semester
STA 625, STA 630, Elective, PSM 691**
*Common fall electives is STA 580(Statistical Computing in R)
**Internships can be completed during the spring/summer semester or during either semester of the second year
-- Note: PSM 650 or PSM 691 can be taken in the spring/summer term
The Professional M.S in Biostatistics consists of 37 credits with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Common Courses in Professional Science Masters
(The seminar course is an important inter-disciplinary opportunity for the PSM programs)