MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

In addition to the general GSBS course requirements, the QS Program requires the following courses:


QS students are also expected to take courses required by one of the Program's four tracks:

Program course requirements for MS students

Students who declare a Secondary Area of Concentration in Quantitative Sciences are required to take:

All of the QS program required courses or equivalent quantitative courses on a case-by case basis as approved by the Program Director

Quantitative Sciences Program Prerequisites:

Biostatistics Track – background requirements: 1) college-level calculus 2) linear algebra 3) and statistics.  It is highly recommended that students have an MS degree in Statistics or Biostatistics.

Bioinformatics/Systems Biology/Quantitative Genomics Tracks – experience with programming in R or Python is highly recommended.