University of Southern California

Keck School of Medicine of USC

Biostatisticsand Epidemiology


University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90007

United States


(213) 740-2311

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.- Biostatistics;M.S.- Applied Biostatistics/Epidemiology;M.S.- Molecular Epidemiology;Clinical Investigations, Ph.D.- Epidemiology;Ph.D.- Biostatistics; Statistical Genetics and Genetic Epidemiology; Molecular Epidemiology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Offered by the Department of Preventive Medicine, the graduate programs in biostatistics and epidemiology train students in applied statistics so that they can function not only as members of interdisciplinary health research teams, but also as liaisons between researchers and statisticians in health agencies. Graduates are able to develop plans for the collection and processing of data, apply statistical techniques for the evaluation of this data and communicate the findings to colleagues.


Our graduate programs are accredited through the LCME Association.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

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