New York Medical College

School of Health Sciences and Practice



Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences

Basic Sciences Building - Room A41

Valhalla, NY 10595

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Biostatisticians apply statistical methods to the design, analysis and interpretation of research studies in a variety of fields. Types of activities biostatisticians are involved in include developing and testing of new drugs, developing diagnostic and treatment techniques, epidemiologic studies, nutrition studies, health surveys, and the collection and analysis of vital statistics. The Biostatistics concentration is open to those without any previous training in statistics. However, concentration students should have a mathematical background through calculus and matrix algebra.


New York Medical College is chartered by the Regents of the State of New York, and all of its degree programs are authorized by the New York State Department of Education. The College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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