Career Outcomes for Biostatistics Students

Michigan Biostatistics graduates have great job opportunities across a number of fields and industries including higher education, research, pharmaceuticals, government organizations, hospitals, medicine, and health care, and private industry. They pursue careers in biostatistics that transform public health issues large and small, from pandemics to cancer treatments and public policy.

99% 
of our 2019 graduates are employed or pursuing an advanced degree
90%
report satisfaction or high satisfaction in their job

Where Our Graduates Are Working

logos of companies where Biostatistics alumuni work

Positions of Recent Graduates

  • Academic
  • Data Consultant, Permanente Medical Group, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Director, Strategy Insights & Analytics, Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  • Data Analyst, Flatiron Health
  • Research Biostatistician
  • Data Journalist, New York City

Alumni Spotlight

Our monthly Alumni Spotlight seminars give us the opportunity to welcome our alumni home, hear their stories, experiences, research, work, and journeys, and exchange ideas, news, and information.  

Dr. Mingyao Li  joined us from The University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Nabihah Tayob joined us from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

Alumni Journeys

Lan Luo

Read about a recent graduate's transition from student to faculty member.

Lan Luo, PhD 
Michigan Biostatistics, class of 2020
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
University of Iowa

Meet Biostatistics Alumni