Biostatistics is among the fastest growing careers in the US. Biostatistics is for data analysis with a focus on human health. We develop and apply statistical and computational methods to advance public health and understand human biology. We work in areas such as clinical trials, observational studies of human disease, statistical genetics, and health policy.  

Combine your love of math and science to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities! Opportunities await you in academia, government, and the private sector.

With a degree in Biostatistics you can work in many areas of application. Some our faculty’s areas of expertise include:

  • Tracking epidemics
  • Keeping superbugs out of hospitals
  • The risk of heart disease or breast cancer
  • Estimating maternal mortality globally 

Check us out! Our faculty work with the U.S. government, major hospital systems, and global organizations on projects ranging from COVID-19 Forecasting to international HIV intervention to breakthrough metabolomics research examining the risk of chronic health conditions like heart disease and breast cancer.