Degrees Offered


Master of Public Health

The Department of Biostatistics trains students to develop and apply statistical principles and methods to problems in health sciences, medicine and biology.


Master of Science

As opposed to the more general MPH degree, the MS degree, now known as the MS in Epidemiology and Public Health (MS in EPH) in the Biostatistics track, emphasizes the theoretical mastery of biostatistical skills from the beginning of the plan of study.

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Doctor of Philosophy

A PhD with a concentration in Biostatistics prepares students for conducting research in health or medicine involving statistical methods and methodologies.