The Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology of the School of Medicine and Dentistry offers the following graduate programs:
- PhD in Statistics
- PhD in Statistics with Concentration in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
- MA in Statistics
- MS in Medical Statistics
The department conducts teaching and research in statistical methodology oriented toward the health sciences, and in statistical theory and stochastic modeling growing out of research in the health sciences. Our unique graduate program is located within a School of Medicine environment and provides many opportunities for stimulating interaction with applied research.
The department interprets the term "statistics" very broadly, with specialization available in theoretical and applied probability, statistical theory and analysis, and biostatistics. Department faculty participate fully in graduate teaching and individual attention is given to each student through intensive advising, extensive small seminars, and research collaboration. Students have opportunities for supervised teaching and statistical consulting experience. Prior to receiving their degrees, many Ph.D. students have co-authored several publications based on research done in collaboration with various faculty members in statistics, management, and medicine. Ph.D. program graduates have found employment at Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Carnegie Mellon, Case Western Reserve, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Lehigh, Rochester, RIT, Rutgers, numerous state universities, Bell Laboratories and a wide variety of industrial concerns. M.A. and M.S. graduates are in various academic programs and in industrial, government, research, and consulting positions.
If you are looking for the Undergraduate Program in Statistics, click here.
For more information and details on how to apply please visit the Office for Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs.