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Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences

Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

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Doctor of Philosophy in Biostatistics

Program Summary

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biostatistics prepares students for advanced study and research in biostatistics and bioinformatics. The program targets students with strong skills and training in mathematics and statistics who are interested in applications in biomedical research, public health and health care. The PhD program aims to train independent researchers in biostatistics and bioinformatics applications and methodology.

PhD Biostatistics - Traditional Track Curriculum (PDF)


Program Goals
Graduates of our PhD program will be able to:

  • Conduct and publish original research in biostatistics and bioinformatics 
  • Work independently as a practicing biostatistician and bioinformaticians 
  • Teach biostatistics and bioinformatics to public health and medical professionals, to other scientists, and/or to undergraduate and graduate students

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