Biostatistics MPH

Gain foundational public health knowledge and competencies employers seek, and learn applied statistical methods.

In the program, you will learn to:

  • Use statistical techniques in scientific studies to identify the causes of diseases and injuries
  • Evaluate public health programs
  • Design mathematical models that describe the progression of diseases in populations

Career Opportunities

As a graduate, you will be prepared to work in a variety of organizations and settings, including:

  • Local and state health departments
  • The federal government, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or other divisions in the Department of Health and Human Services
  • Academia
  • Research institutes
  • Industry, such as pharmaceutical companies
  • Health care providers, such as hospitals and managed care organizations

Combined Degree Programs

We offer a combined degree program where you can earn an MPH/MD in less time and fewer credits than each degree individually. This program allows you to integrate a prevention- and population-focused approach to health with your medical education.

Additionally, for physicians, UB’s Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health offers a Combined Internal Medicine - Preventive Medicine Residency Program The program includes an academic phase which can lead to an MPH degree in the biostatistics concentration.

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