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Program Disclaimer:
Within the next academic year, the Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics will merge into the newly named Department of Biostatistics, Health Informatics, and Data Sciences (BHIDS) within the College of Medicine.  This will create a better platform for faculty and students in the Data Sciences to further their research and research opportunities. 

The Master of Science and Doctoral programs in Environmental Health-Biostatistics will also merge into BHIDS and undergo a name change to represent the program's new home better.  Future admitted students will be eligible to obtain their degree with the new name if they choose.

Doctor of Philosophy in Biostatistics

Program Summary

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biostatistics prepares students for advanced study and research in biostatistics and bioinformatics. The program targets students with strong skills and training in mathematics and statistics who are interested in applications in biomedical research, public health and health care. The PhD program aims to train independent researchers in biostatistics and bioinformatics applications and methodology.

PhD Biostatistics - Traditional Track Curriculum (PDF)


Program Goals

Graduates of our PhD program will be able to:

  • Conduct and publish original research in biostatistics and bioinformatics 
  • Work independently as a practicing biostatistician and bioinformaticians 
  • Teach biostatistics and bioinformatics to public health and medical professionals, to other scientists, and/or to undergraduate and graduate students
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Department of Environmental & Public Health Sciences
Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Kettering Lab Building
Room 130
160 Panzeca Way
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0056

Phone: 513-558-5701