Biostatistics Collaborative Unit (BCU)

This unit offers comprehensive statistical consulting and data analysis services to the faculty, staff, and students of the College of Public Health, and those throughout the University of Georgia involved in public health and biomedical research.

Master of Public Health in Epidemiology

The epi MPH offers a focus either in general epidemiology, global infectious diseases, or molecular epidemiology. Students will learn how to design, conduct and analyze clinical investigations and research studies in public health.

Master of Public Health in Biostatistics

The biostat MPH focuses on biostatistical methods and their application to public health problems. Includes data quality control, interpretation of statistical results, statistical computing, designing surveys, experiments, and clinical trials, and statistical modeling of data....

December 1, 2014
Christopher Whalen, the Ernest Corn Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology in the College of Public Health, helps his students develop a lifelong passion for learning and the capacity for critical thinking.   Where did you earn degrees and...


The Board of Regents has approved the creation of the MS & Ph.D. programs in Biostatistics.  This program will begin Fall 2014 so make plans now to apply!  Contact Dr. Steve Rathbun at for more information.

Summer 2015 (Short Session 1), June 4 – June 26
1:00pm – 3:30pm daily, 239 Russell Hall, Health Sciences Campus
Instructor: Andreas Handel (
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health

This course will be a practical introduction to modern data analysis. Here is what...