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Economics and Data Analytics


Discover the Measure of Humankind

Develop and apply biostatistical theory and methods to the study of life sciences.

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Center for Career Exploration and Success

45 Armstrong Center

550 E. Spring St.

Oxford, OH 45056


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Related Job Titles

Associate Director of Biostatistics, Principal Biostatistician, Senior Biostatistician/Group Leader, Biostatistician, Principal Statistical Scientist, Biostatistics Director, Research Scientist

Facts and Stats

Your career outlook is looking good – just like these stats.

O*NET Code: 15-2041.01

O*NET Summary
  • $96k Median wages (annual)


  • 3,900 Projected job openings


  • >11% Projected growth (much faster than average)


What you Need to Know

  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.

Related Programs

Top Technology Requirements Included in Job Postings

  • Analytical or scientific software — IBM SPSS Statistics; Minitab; SAS; The MathWorks MATLAB
  • Data base user interface and query software — Microsoft Access; Microsoft SQL Server; Oracle software; Structured query language SQL
  • Object or component oriented development software — C++; Oracle Java; Practical extraction and reporting language Perl; R
  • Operating system software — Bash; Linux; Shell script; UNIX
  • Presentation software — Microsoft PowerPoint

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