Evaluate important health issues and health care programs across a variety of industries by applying your in-demand statistical skills and techniques in a research or clinical setting.
Gain critical skills in a growing field when you learn to apply statistical theory to the planning, development and evaluation of health programs and problems. Prepare for sought-after roles in academic research and teaching, corporate research and the public sector in government, nonprofit and public health agencies.
Integrate mathematics, statistics and public health to turn data into the answers to health-related questions.
Learn from 11 full-time faculty members experienced in using rigorous methods to unravel the true story hidden within complex data.
Work in private industry, universities, research institutes, state health departments and governmental agencies (CDC, NIH).
What You’ll Study
Our faculty are passionate about teaching, mentoring and advancing biostatistical methodologies to address complex issues. You'll examine health-related problems and identify appropriate statistical analysis techniques, then learn to interpret and clearly communicate your results.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Working with others to achieve a common goal or objective
Using mathematical or statistical models to replicate real-world scenarios and predict outcomes
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
Learn how alumni use degrees with outcome data from Gamecock GradStats, a service of the University of South Carolina Career Center.
- Data Analyst
Job Titles of Alumni
- Data Scientist
- Data Analyst
- Consulting Statistician
- Associate Director Biostatistics
Average Alumni Salary
Five to 10 years after graduation without additional education $87,922
- Health Care
- Life Sciences
Employers of Alumni
- Atrium Health
- Childrens National Medical Center
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention