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The Biostatistics program is within the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine in the School of Medicine.

This program provides the student with a good foundation in:

  • the basics of applied statistics,
  • the fundamentals of numerous problems in the areas of health,
  • an ability to apply statistical knowledge to health-related data,
  • an ability to understand the problems and deal with the personalities of health care personnel, and
  • an ability to use computers to good advantage.

Depending on the completed undergraduate coursework the MStat Biostatistics program can take two to three years to complete.

Please see the Biostatistics Curriculum and Biostats Student Handbook for requirements, deadlines and courses.

Sample Final Projects

Statistical Techniques to Address Errors in Measurement of Physical Activity in a Case-Control Study

Biostatistics Contacts


Professor Gregory Stoddard

295 Chipeta Way, Rm 433

Jacklyn Chiu

Academic Advisor

Last Updated: 12/29/23