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. Learn from faculty with distinguished academic
credentials with a strong commitment to applied research. 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
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The overall employment of statisticians is projected to grow 31 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, graduates of biostatistics typically earn a median wage of $95,570 per year (bls.gov). Graduates often pursue careers in the following: :
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.