Enhance your career opportunities in a field driven by innovation
Make a difference in the medical, dental, nursing and public health fields through statistics analysis and data-driven decision making.
The University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information
Sciences offers a Master of Science in Biostatistics and a Certificate in
Biostatistics–both available 100% online. These programs focus on the theory
and practice of using cutting-edge data analysis tools to collect, manage
and evaluate biostatistical data, as well as evaluate emerging statistical
Both programs are available and accessible to a diverse population of
applicants from all backgrounds and industries If you have a bachelor's
degree in any field and dream of a career in biostatistics, statistics or
data science, fill out the form to find out how to take the next step toward
achieving your goals.
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100% ONLINE COURSES
Complete this degree on your own time through fully online
coursework and learning tools.
The only fully online program in the region and one of few
comprehensive biostatistics programs in the nation
State-of-the-art training in research design
100% employment rate for program graduates
Opportunity to earn credentials to work in a fast-growing
Open to international students
Certificate in Biostatistics
15 credit hours (5 courses)
Gain expertise and highly marketable skills in a rapidly
No GRE / no TOEFL requirement for admission
Learn from world-class faculty with extensive applied
Build upon the certificate coursework towards a master’s in
Biostatistics—credits transfer in
Take advantage of the convenience of 100% online classes
Access courses and library resources anytime, anywhere
In 2016, Fortune magazine named “Biostatistician” the highest hiring
potential occupation, based on a combination of long-term outlook
for job growth, median pay and job satisfaction. Graduates of
biostatistics programs often pursue careers with:
Government agencies (FDA, NIH, Census Bureau)
Universities and research institutions
Hospitals and cancer centers
In 2016, statisticians earned a median annual salary of $80,500
according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The field is projected
to experience a staggering 34% growth rate from 2014-2024.