The Graduate Program in Biostatistics is a collaborative program of the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and the School of Public Health. The program offers research-intensive training leading to M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. Research focuses on the development and application of statistical techniques for medical, biological, and agricultural data. Topics for research projects are in such areas as computational statistics, clinical trials, classification techniques, measurement error, longitudinal data analysis, analysis of complex survey data, and multivariate statistics. In order to promote research, core faculty of the program maintain linkages with a number of Departments, Schools, and Colleges on campus, including the College of Medicine, Department of Computer Science, College of Arts and Science, College of Nursing, and Western College of Veterinary Medicine.

Individuals interested pursuing study in Biostatistics should contact the Director of Research and Public Health Research Programs, School of Public Health to obtain further information about program requirements and policies.

For more information on this field of study, see the School of Public Health website.