Future Students


The Graduate Program in Epidemiology and Biostatistics offers thesis-based, MSc and PhD degrees, with a field of study in either Epidemiology or Biostatistics. Students are exposed to a full breadth of policy-relevant methodologies from the fields of epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, health economics, clinical trials, and program evaluation.

Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2023 Admission! 

Admission applications are accepted between October 15 to January 15, annually. Applicants must submit a completed application through Western's online application portal to be considered for admission.

Learn about our Graduate Program at an upcoming Program Information Session on November 10, 2:30pm EST. Registration is required.

Applicants should review the following resources when applying for our graduate program:

  • Planning for Graduate Studies: provides best practices for completing a strong admission application.
  • Admission Requirements: outlines the minimum admission requirements to be elegible for admission in our MSc or PhD programs.
  • Application Information: details of what is required for the admission application.
  • Supervisor Listings for Applicants: lists potential supervisors, their research interests, and potential funding. Applicants will use this web page to determine which faculty to list as preferred supervisors in their application.
  • Student Finances: detailed information about student funding sources and the minimum funding amounts for MSc and PhD graduate students.