Alumni Outcomes

Open doors to career opportunities across sectors and organizations as well as access to amazing Biostatistics Alumni.

A chart of MS-BSTE alumni 2016-2021 with known employment or degree destinations, identified via surveys and/or web search. Of 118 alumni, 78% were employed: 22% in Academia, 20% in BioPharma, 14% in Healthcare, 8% in Consulting, 7% in Government/Policy, 2% in Business, 4% Other. 22% were pursuing advanced degrees: 21% Ph.D., 1% DPM.

Upon completion of the Master’s in Biostatistics program, the majority of our students have found full-time positions at private, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. Others have gone on to pursue further graduate education in PhD programs or MD programs.

Contact the Biostatistics administrative team at to connect with Biostatistics alumni.

Career Opportunities

Read this 2009 article from the New York Times that accurately predicted the popularity of statistics in the workforce.

#1 Degree for Jobs

According to Forbes magazine in 2016, Biostatistics-related jobs are projected to grow by 23% by 2024, making the Master’s in Biostatistics the #1 graduate degree to pursue.

How to begin the job search?

Connect with our Career Strategy & Professional Development Office for additional resources, including mock interviews, resume review sessions, and career blog.