The fields of Biostatistics and Epidemiology are closely and integrally related and serve as the basic science foundation of public health.
Biostatistics is a quantitative field with a focus on collection, management, and analysis of public health data. Students in this field will learn the theoretical and practical aspects of designing and analyzing public health data.
Epidemiology is a field that examines and determines the reasons and causes of diseases and health-related outcomes in population groups. Students in this field will learn how to use public health data to evaluate and identify the causes and public health impact of different diseases.
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