Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics prepares students for research or practice in academia and numerous public and private health arenas. Students will acquire the expertise necessary to design and implement basic and applied research in disease etiology, control and prevention.

Epidemiological and biostatistical concepts, theories, and methods are fundamental building blocks upon which the public health sciences are built.

Students will become competent users of critical health related information, as well as proficient in the use of epidemiologic research methods applicable to various health and public health related settings.