Graduate Pathway in Biostatistics

INTO Oregon State University, United States
Graduate Pathway in Biostatistics
Next enrollment cycle September 2024 See all cycles
Total Cost KES 4,983,205
Course Accredited By NA
1 Years On Campus Postgraduate Pathway Programme

Graduate Pathway program provides a direct path to various degrees. 1-Term, 2-Term and 3-Term options available, depending on English language level. An INTO OSU Graduate Pathway program in Biostatistics will prepare students to enter their next term of a master’s degree program at Oregon State University.

  • OSU is ranked among the highest research universities in the US by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
  • Students are fully admitted to OSU provided successful completion of conditional admission criteria at the end of the Pathway and submission of all required admission credentials.
  • A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university.
  • Students are guaranteed progression to an undergraduate degree program through a curriculum consisting of credit-earning courses.
  • Students will benefit from fully integrated classes with both domestic and other international students on campus while learning from highly trained university instructors and tutors.


  • Start dates: September
  • Program length: 3 Terms


  • Start dates: December
  • Program length: 2 Terms

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

Age requirement

  • 16

Academic requirements

  • 2.5 GPA, Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline.

English language entry requirements

  • 3 Terms: TOEFL 70, IELTS 6.0, Password 7, PTEA 48, IELA 169, Duolingo 95 or Completion of Academic English Level 5.

Age requirement

  • 16

Academic requirements

  • 1 Term: 3.0 GPA, No GRE Required, Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline.
  • 2 Terms: 2.5 GPA, Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline.

English language entry requirements

  • 2 Terms: TOEFL 80 (16 subscores), IELTS 6.5 (5.5 subscores), PTEA 53, IELA 176 (162 subscores), Duolingo 110 or Completion of AE Level 6 with C or higher (or Pass grades).
  • 59 credit hour program
  • 15 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 44 credit hours remaining toward degree

Term 1

  • ALS 165 Technical Communication for International Grad Students 3 Credits
  • ALS 166 Writing/Research Methods for International Grad Students 3 Credits
  • ALS 145 Building Strategies for Graduate Success 3 Credits
  • ST 521 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics 4 Credits
  • H 320 Introduction to Human Disease 3 Credits
  • Total 16 Credits

Term 2

  • COMM 111 Public Speaking 3 Credits
  • WR 121 English Composition 3 Credits
  • H 524 Introduction to Biostatistics 4 Credits
  • ST 522 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics II 4 Credits
  • Total 14 Credits

Term 3

  • WR 327 Technical Writing 3 Credits
  • WR 599 Academic Writing for Graduate Students 3 Credits
  • H 580 Linear Regression and Analysis of Time to Event Data 4 Credits
  • H 425 Foundations of Epidemiology 3 Credits
  • Total 13 Credits

Notes * These courses are generally delivered through the INTO Center and are for Pathway students only.

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