Department of Biostatistics
Contact InformationSchool of Public Health and Health Professions
706 Kimball Tower
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079
Web Address: sphhp.buffalo.edu/biostatistics.html
Alan D. Hutson
Program Overview* Not a baccalaureate degree program
Biostatistics is the science of making decisions in the face of uncertainty. Its study provides a background for understanding numerical data and the process of making inferences from such data. Biostatistics is an invaluable tool for all scientific disciplines, as well as being a significant mathematical discipline in its own right. The Department of Biostatistics provides students with a calculus-based foundation in probability and statistics before branching into numerous areas of application. This foundation prepares students for career opportunities in government, business, health sciences and industry, or for graduate study in any quantitative discipline.
The Biostatistics department offers an undergraduate minor in Statistics. Please see Degrees and Policies for the minor requirements.
Last updated: September 28, 2015 10:05 am EST