Prospective Students

Dr. Rebecca Betensky, Chair and Professor of Biostatistics

A Video Introduction to our Department

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Learn About Our Graduate Programs

Student Theses

  • All MPH and MS students are required to complete a comprehensive thesis in order to graduate. Click here to view examples of what students have accomplished in previous years.

Where Your Degree Can Take You

  • Click here to see a list of examples of what our alumni are doing now, and of what kinds of roles and opportunities could be available to you upon graduating from our department.
  • Click here to see our list of active job listings relevant to students and graduates of our department.
Upcoming Events for Prospective Students

All previously scheduled departmental information sessions have passed; please check back for additional offerings. In the meantime, you are welcome to contact and with any questions.


Videos of Past Events

The Roles of Biostatistics and Data Science in the age of COVID-19

In this informational Zoom session, we give examples of what we do as biostatisticians engaged in collaboration, consultation and research related to COVID-19.
Click here for an abbreviated edit of this recording.

Career Opportunities in Biostatistics

A panel of working biostatisticians and data scientists discussing advice and the kinds of roles available for graduates of our programs.
Click here for more details about the event and its panelists.

Hear From Our Faculty

Do you want to learn how to apply statistical reasoning and methods to the analysis of the world's most pressing public health challenges? Join the faculty of the Biostatistics department for a departmental information session!

Start Your Application to the MS, MPH, or PhD Program