Public Health (Biostatistics) MPH

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Program Description

The biostatistics concentration under the Public Health MPH program prepares students to use statistical techniques in scientific studies to identify the causes of diseases and injuries, evaluate public health programs, and design mathematical models that describe the progression of diseases in populations. Students gain foundational public health knowledge and skills to address current and emerging public health issues across the globe from expert faculty at New York’s premier, research-intensive university dedicated to academic excellence and making a positive impact on the world.

Program Contact

Noreen McGuire
Phone: 716-829-6142

Instruction Method

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

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 47 Hours


  • 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

Admission Tests**

  • GRE

Special Requirements

  • Students must pay the SOPHAS fee in addition to the $50 UB application fee.
  • The GRE may be waived for some students. Contact the department for details.

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.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.