If you like collecting and analyzing health information, forecasting scenarios and making important health, economic or policy recommendations, a highly applied program like SLU's concentration in biostatistics may be ideal for you.
Biostatisticians apply statistical theory and mathematical principles to research in public health, medicine, pharmacology, biology, environmental science, and other related fields aimed at determining the causes of disease and injuries, and to identifying critical trends within communities.
In addition to the admission criteria for all M.P.H. programs, the following is needed for admission to the M.P.H. in biostatistics program:
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until classes are full. You can submit GRE scores up to three months after your initial application. Apply using the centralized application services SOPHAS.org and HAMPCAS.org, or apply directly to Saint Louis University.
SLU's strong job placement rates are based largely on its competencies-based training, collaborative faculty and a team-based learning experience.
If you concentrate your public health studies in biostatistics, you will be able to:
Students have interned with organizations like Kantar Health, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and St. Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
As a biostatistician, you have opportunities to work in government, industry, and academia. Your research and analysis may include: