SchoolSchool of Public Health
DepartmentDepartment of Biostatistics
DegreeM.Sc. (Master of Science).

Program Description:

The M.S. program trains students in theory of Biostatistics, planning, and data analysis of biomedical and public health issues, and is designed to take a minimum of two years to complete. The degree requirements and electives include biostatistics courses, statistics courses, and epidemiology or other health-related courses. The program graduates successfully compete for positions in research institutions, universities, government and other agencies.

Upon completion of the M.S. in Biostatistics, the student should be prepared to function as a statistician or statistical consultant.



Therefore the student must have a very good understanding of statistical theory and practice and should be able to:

  • Function as a collaborator on a research team.
  • Effectively participate in the design and implementation of a health issue project.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of data management systems for large health science studies.
  • Prepare reports and publications resulting from health science studies.

Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns: Holding a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) in  mathematical, biological, or physical sciences  received in Iran or abroad

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved related Degree program and should be proficient in English or Persian. Psychology

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.

Duration: 2.5 years


Courses and number of credits:


Prerequisite courses:                  6 credits

Special Courses:                           20 credits

Thesis:                                          6 credits

Total:                                            32 credits

Program Curriculum

For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of  Biostatistics



Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Biostatistics Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person: : Dr.Saharnaz Nedjat

Tel.:  (+98 21) 88992969

Email  :

Address: Department of Biostatistics - Tehran University of Medical Sciences – Poursina St. Tehran - Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 169


Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran


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