Biostatistics PhD

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Program Description

The Department of Biostatistics educates and trains biostatistical scientists, collaborates with researchers, and conducts methodological research. Department faculty and students work together to develop and apply statistical methods in bioinformatics, epidemiology, public health, and clinical, laboratory, or other health sciences. The rich environment of applications and a full offering of coursework on statistical methods and their theoretical underpinnings, provides a mix of practical training and book knowledge that prepares students for employment in the health industry, government agencies, and research institutions.

Program Contact

Noreen McGuire
704 Kimball Tower
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-6142
Fax: 716-829-2200

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours


  • 5 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.