The PhD Minor in Biostatistics is designed for individuals from other University of Arizona doctoral degree programs who wish to obtain graduate training in Biostatistics.
Arizona's first and only accredited college of public health, the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health is uniquely situated in the culturally rich and diverse Southwest. Distinguished for our outstanding community-based research and for our focus on eliminating health disparities among populations of the Southwest and globally, the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health offers tremendous opportunities to its students for education, research and community involvement.
The College of Public Health's interdisciplinary activities are enhanced by being part of the Arizona Health Sciences Center with campuses in Tucson and Phoenix. The College consistently ranks among the top five in American Indian and Hispanic graduates and students enrolled among accredited schools of public health, according to recent data from the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. In addition, the University of Arizona is one of only 62 members in the Association of American Universities, a prestigious organization that recognizes universities that have developed exceptionally strong overall research and academic programs.
College of Public Health
University of Arizona - Main - Tucson
The college form used to declare the minor should be completed and submitted prior to completion of the first semester of minor coursework. The Minor Advisor participates in the comprehensive exam process and must be included in the Comprehensive Exam Committee.
Admission to the minor must be approved by the Biostatistics minor faculty representative and the Biostatistics Program Director, no later than enrollment in the second minor course.
Selection of courses must be performed in consultation with the Biostatistics minor faculty representative.
Fifteen units from the below list are choosen in consultation with the Minor Advisor.
It is the responsibility of the student to have met prerequisites (if not already required for the student’s Major), such as:
Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.