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Biostatistics at Texas A&M Graduate
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I wanted to share my update for all of the familiar names in this excellent support system.  I hope it will also be an encouragement for all of you who are in the middle of this journey.
 
Last month, I finished my 12th and final online graduate course in statistics.  In May, I will graduate with my Master's degree with an emphasis in Biostatistics from Texas A&M!!!
https://online.stat.tamu.edu/
 
It is a program that can be done completely online without a thesis.  Having earned all of my undergraduate credit through independent study, it was a good experience to get to interact with professors and classmates for this degree.
 
I started in 9/2014 and took one course at a time.  That was the most expensive way to go.  Each course was about $3000.  I know that some of you have wondered about how to pay for graduate school.  For me, it worked out to be one-third cash, one-third savings not used for my undergraduate degree, and one-third tax credits and scholarships.  I did not need to use the loans that were offered.
 
I would like to use my degree to be part of clinical research teams that are studying causes and treatments of chronic illnesses.  I'll take some time to figure out how to do this, since it will need to be in a non-traditional way, just like my degrees were.
 
Thank you all for your part in helping me to accomplish my lifelong goal of completing my college education!  I’m glad to see this forum is still going strong.  Keep up the great life-changing work!
AS in 2010 and BS in 2013 at Excelsior College - Transcripts and Costs
MS Biostatistics in 2019 at Texas A&M University - Graduate School

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>  In May, I will graduate with my Master's degree with an emphasis in Biostatistics from Texas A&M!!!
so no link to the program, huh ?
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Good idea! - https://online.stat.tamu.edu/
I'll add it to the original post, too.
AS in 2010 and BS in 2013 at Excelsior College - Transcripts and Costs
MS Biostatistics in 2019 at Texas A&M University - Graduate School

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(01-29-2019, 02:58 PM)bluebooger Wrote: >  In May, I will graduate with my Master's degree with an emphasis in Biostatistics from Texas A&M!!!
so no link to the program, huh ?

It doesn't take long to google it.
PhD (in progress)
Masters and Graduate Certificate
AAS, AS, BA, and BS
CLEP
Intro Psych 70, US His I 64, Intro Soc 63, Intro Edu Psych 70, A&I Lit 64, Bio 68, Prin Man 69, Prin Mar 68
DSST
Life Dev Psych 62, Fund Coun 68, Intro Comp 469, Intro Astr 56, Env & Hum 70, HTYH 456, MIS 451, Prin Sup 453, HRM 62, Bus Eth 458
ALEKS
Int Alg, Coll Alg
TEEX
4 credits
TECEP
Fed Inc Tax, Sci of Nutr, Micro, Strat Man, Med Term, Pub Relations
CSU
Sys Analysis & Design, Programming, Cyber
SL
Intro to Comm, Microbio, Acc I
Uexcel
A&P
Davar
Macro, Intro to Fin, Man Acc
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Did they give you any issue with having alternative credits for your Calc I & Calc II pre-requisite?
Link to all credits earned: Link
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(01-29-2019, 03:38 PM)mysonx3 Wrote: Did they give you any issue with having alternative credits for your Calc I & Calc II pre-requisite?

They wanted graded courses for those Calculus prerequisites, so I took two correspondence courses through LSU.
AS in 2010 and BS in 2013 at Excelsior College - Transcripts and Costs
MS Biostatistics in 2019 at Texas A&M University - Graduate School

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Resources Used - 20+ Exams Passed & General GRE
Practice Tests - Available for CLEP and DSST

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