Earn a PhD in Biostatistics to prepare for a careers such as an independent investigator, educator, or highly-qualified practitioner of biostatistics. We offer a Standard Pathway and a Statistical Genetics pathway.
Earn an MS in Biostatistics to prepare for careers such as a biostatistician, research scientist, or data analyst. We offer two MS degree options:
- Master of Science Capstone - An 18-month, full-time degree with choice of specialization and a capstone project. Designed for students who wish to enter the job market upon graduation.
- Master of Science Thesis - A 24-36 month, full-time degree with a research-based thesis. Designed for students who wish to pursue a doctoral degree or research position in biomedical, clinical and laboratory settings.
|MS Capstone||MS Thesis|
|Careers in industry, research, academia||x||x|
|Faculty mentoring and academic support||x||x|
|Student mentoring and community||x||x|
|Individual faculty research advisor||x|
|Required theory exam||x|
|Final project||Collaborative research solution||Methodological academic paper|
|Degree timeline||18 months||24-36 months|
|Degree||MS, Biostatistics||MS, Biostatistics|
Take courses as a non-degree student, or consider an online or on-campus certificate.