MS in Biostatistics

Program Overview

Program of Study

Core Competencies


The Master of Science in Biostatistics degree is designed to provide graduate level training in the application and theory of biostatistics. Students have the opportunity to do mentored work with faculty on ongoing health science research projects.

The program is aimed at those wishing to pursue careers as collaborative biostatisticians in the basic, clinical, translational or population sciences or who want to apply for doctoral programs in biostatistics. The program is also appropriate for some clinical and translational researchers, as well as working professionals throughout the state – including public health practitioners, laboratory scientists, data managers and database programmers, or for students who have earned a Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics and wish to pursue further training. Graduates are employed by local, state and federal agencies, health and medical centers, pharmaceutical companies and research institutions.

SPH Education Office

Track Director – Rochelle Fu, PhD