Dartmouth’s Master of Science in Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (QBS) degree trains highly qualified students to be able to manage and analyze health science data that impacts public health and the future of biomedical science.
The Health Data Science concentration provides an unmatched interdisciplinary education in the areas of data wrangling, exploratory data analysis, statistical modelling, machine learning, and data visualization for careers in big data, health care, and biomedicine within academia and the private sector.
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The core coursework of the QBS master’s degree with a concentration in Health Data Science covers 11 required units that build a firm foundation in this essential field.
The Health Data Science curriculum also includes a capstone that challenges QBS students to refine their data science skills while working on a real-world applied data project. Beyond showcasing technical knowledge, the capstone experience also provides the training in critical skills needed for professional success, such as scientific writing, presentation skills, and the ability to translate data science findings to non-data science stakeholders.
Health Data Science Concentration Requirements
QBS Degree Timeline
The QBS master’s degree is designed for on-campus full-time study and is completed within 15 months; the program enrollment is kept to small cohorts that foster collaboration and engagement between students to deepen course understanding and applicability. Review the Health Data Science timeline to learn more about the course sequencing for the QBS master’s degree for this concentration.
Lead the Future of Health Data Science
Dartmouth’s Master of Science in Quantitative Biomedical Sciences - Health Data Science degree positions students to be biomedical data scientists that are at the forefront of innovative solutions to the health care industry’s greatest challenges.