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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Biostatistics MA

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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.

Culminating Experience: Exam and Project or Thesis (0-6 credits)

Complete the comprehensive exam and select either the project or thesis option.

Students pursuing the thesis may complete 1 less elective course and register for 6 credits of thesis.

Total Credit Hours: 30

3.0 Degree GPA required


Instruction Method

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

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 30 Hours


  • 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

Program Contact

Noreen McGuire
704 Kimball Tower
Buffalo, NY 14214
Email: noreenm@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-6142
Fax: 716-829-2200

SED Statement

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.

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