Prepare to teach and perform independent or collaborative biostatistical research across a variety of industries investigating health conditions and analyzing health programs.
Our program trains researchers to teach and pursue original research on analytical approaches to investigating health conditions. You'll develop and apply biostatistical principles and methods to public health problems and earn an advanced graduate degree designed for students pursuing teaching and research careers.
Integrate mathematics, statistics and public health to turn data into the answers to health-related questions.
Help prepare students to work in private industry, universities, research institutes, state health departments and governmental agencies.
Learn from 11 full-time faculty members experienced in using rigorous methods to unravel the true story hidden within complex data.
What You’ll Study
Part of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Arnold School of Public Health, our faculty is passionate about teaching, mentoring and advancing biostatistical methodologies to address complex issues. You'll master advanced biostatistical techniques and learn to teach topics in biostatistics in a classroom setting.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making
Soliciting and collecting money or other resources from donors to support a cause or organization
Delivering a message or presentation to an audience effectively and persuasively
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Working with others to achieve a common goal or objective
Foster learning by conveying knowledge, skills and concepts to students
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.
Job Titles of Alumni
- Associate Director Biostatistics
- Biomarker Statistician
- Quantitative Analytics Consultant
- Research Statistician
- Health Care
- Life Sciences
Employers of Alumni