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Prospective Students

The Department of Biostatistics offers an MS in biostatistics to meet the growing local, national, and international demand for data analysis professionals in the pharmaceutical industry, health care delivery, biomedical research and other quantitatively oriented fields.  The department features nationally and internationally recognized faculty members who are committed to training students rigorously in both statistical theory and application. Upon completion of the MS in Biostatistics, students are expected to demonstrate competencies in understanding modern statistical theory, developing computing programs for data management and statistical analysis, and effectively communicating statistical principles to a non-quantitative person. Graduating from the program, students may apply for the Ph.D program in Biostatistics offered by the department to further their interests in statistical methodology research with application to biomedical problems.