The MSc in Biostatistics is a thesis-based degree. Students enrolled in the collaborative Biostatistics Program are required to:
MSc graduates in biostatistics will be prepared for positions that require expertise in data management, study design, and statistical modeling. After completing the program, graduates will be able to:
All MSc students entering the collaborative Biostatistics Program will have an advisory committee that includes the student's supervisor and other faculty members as required. The committee is responsible for determining the student's program, monitoring academic performance, and providing feedback and guidance for the student's research.
The minimum residency requirement is one regular academic session. A regular academic session runs from September to April. During the residency period students are expected to be located at the University of Saskatchewan. After fulfilling the residency requirement, students must maintain continuous registration in their program of study until its completion.