STUDENT HANDBOOK

PhD PROGRAM

The Johns Hopkins Department of Biostatistics PhD program prepares persons who have demonstrated excellence in mathematics and the natural or social sciences to become research biostatisticians in academia, industry, or government. PhD graduates:

Dr. Brian Caffo directs the Biostatistics Graduate Program.  He supervises all aspects of the graduate program, including admissions, curriculum design, and student evaluation. 

OVERVIEW

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

FORMAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

ACADEMIC EXPECTATIONS

FUNDING

RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS

TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS

NIH TRAINING PROGRAMS

RECOMMENDED CURRICULUM

LEARNING COMPETENCIES

SCIENTIFIC MINOR

PART-TIME STUDY

ADVISING

SEMINARS/GRAND ROUNDS

WORKING GROUPS

SUPPORT FOR TRAVEL TO PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS AND CONFERENCES

CONSULTING OPPORTUNITIES

FIRST-YEAR COMPREHENSIVE WRITTEN EXAM AND DATA ANALYSIS PROJECT

SECOND-YEAR PRACTICE EXAM

SCHOOL-WIDE PRELIMINARY ORAL EXAM

PhD COMMITTEES

STATEMENT OF THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF PHD STUDENTS AT JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

FINAL PUBLIC THESIS DEFENSE

SUBMISSION OF FINAL COPIES OF DISSERTATIONS (REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION OF DEGREE)

 


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