Career Possibilities

Upon completion of the M.S. in Biostatistics program, the majority of our students have found full-time positions at private, not-for-profit organizations, government agencies and contractors. Others have gone on to pursue further graduate education in Ph.D. programs or even M.D. programs.

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Our alumni have found employment at the following compannies: 
(To connect with a specific alumnus to discuss potential job prospects, please contact us.)

  • Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Georgetown University
  • Duke University Department of Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Product Development, Inc.
  • Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.
  • The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc., Center for Prostate Disease Research
  • The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc., Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program
  • Medical Numerics, Inc.
  • US Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Digitec Solutions, Inc.
  • Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
  • Octagon, Inc.
  • Institute for Genome Sciences at the School of Medicine, University of Maryland
  • MedStar Health
  • Brown University
  • Parexel International
  • KMK Consulting Inc.
  • Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company
  • Freddie Mac
  • Biosystems at BioReliance
  • Johnson and Johnson
  • American Institutes for Research
  • CSRA Inc.
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Insilico Medicine
  • Myers Squibb
  • GE
  • Pfizer
  • Allergan, Inc.
  • MedQIA
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center at Yeshiva University
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Department of Biostatistics at State University of New York in Buffalo
  • Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis