Student completing the program are trained in core biostatistical methods, design of experiments and public health surveys, statistical computing, biostatistical consulting, probability, and mathematical statistics.

The primary objective of the M.S. Program in Epidemiology and Biostatistics is to train students in the knowledge, application and evaluation of core epidemiological, data analysis, modeling and biostatistical methods in public health and biomedicine. In addition, students will become subject matter experts in their chosen area of emphasis of Biostatistics (BIOS), Epidemiology (EPID), or Data Analysis & Modeling (DAM). The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics embraces competency-based education as set forth by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health.

Degree Awarded: MS

Degree Code: MS_EPBI

School/College: College of Public Health

N130 Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences
Athens, GA 30602-2102


Academic Department: Epidemiology and Biostatistics

B.S. Miller Hall
101 Buck Road
Athens, GA 30602-7396

Graduate Coordinator: Andrea Swartzendruber


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