Biostatistics

The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences offers the degrees of master of science and doctor of philosophy in the field of biostatistics. These degree programs are a collaboration between the Milken Institute School of Public Health and the Department of Statistics and Biostatistics Center.

Programs are administered jointly by the Department of Statistics in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Milken Institute School of Public Health.

Master's program

Doctoral program

Explanation of Course Numbers

  • Courses in the 1000s are primarily introductory undergraduate courses
  • Those in the 2000–4000s are upper-division undergraduate courses that can also be taken for graduate credit with permission and additional work
  • Those in the 6000s and 8000s are for master’s, doctoral, and professional-level students
  • The 6000s are open to advanced undergraduate students with approval of the instructor and the dean or advising office

BIOS 6295. Reading and Research. 1-12 Credits.

May be repeated for credit.

BIOS 6998. Thesis Research. 3 Credits.

BIOS 6999. Thesis Research. 3 Credits.

BIOS 8998. Advanced Reading and Research. 1-12 Credits.

Limited to students preparing for the Doctor of Philosophy general examination. May be repeated for credit.

BIOS 8999. Dissertation Research. 3-12 Credits.

Limited to Doctor of Philosophy candidates. May be repeated for credit.