Biostatistics and Epidemiology

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Learn to solve challenges in biomedical research, and public health with our Master of Science in Biostatistics or PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics programs. Designed based on extensive interviews with employers, researchers, and professionals, each program offers the skills you need to make an impact in your field.

In our Master of Science program, you'll find flexible degree tracks from a variety of disciplines. We also offer a combined BS/MS degree program for undergraduates who wish to pursue an advanced degree at an accelerated pace.  

In our PhD program, you'll develop the skills you need to lead research addressing pressing issues in population-based health - from infectious disease epidemiology to the genomics of Alzheimer's. Our integrated approach to training means you will collaborate in cross-disciplinary studies, engage in research around pressing health challenges, while honing your grant writing and communication skills. 

Our department is noted for its accessible faculty who serve as thoughtful mentors and offer connections to leaders in academia, industry, and public health across the country and around the world.