Address challenging health care problems with public health professionals as you gather, analyze and interpret data in one of Saint Louis University’s health analytics programs.
Gain foundational skills to apply statistical methods to problems in health with our bachelor's degree programs and build on those skills in one of our master's programs.
As a student in one of SLU’s health analytics programs, you’ll:
- Develop skills in multiple disciplines including public health, statistics, data management and data analysis.
- Collaborate with expert faculty on research projects that use real-world data.
- Take advantage of SLU’s location by volunteering or interning with one of the many nearby medical facilities and hospitals.
Explore Your Options
- Biostatistics, B.S.
- Biostatistics B.S. to Health Data Science, M.S. Accelerated Program
- Biostatistics and Health Analytics, M.S.
- Traditional Biostatistics Concentration
- Geospatial Health Data Analytics Concentration
A Unique Opportunity
SLU is one of the few universities to offer an undergraduate degree in biostatistics and the only Catholic, Jesuit University to offer the program. Similarly, the geospatial health data analytics concentration is one of only a handful of programs of its kind in the world.
Specialized graduate degree options cater to your goals on your time so you'll be uniquely positioned to pursue the degree that's right for you.
Enter an Emerging Field After Graduation
The range of skills gained in SLU’s health analytics programs make students marketable for diverse, competitive-paying jobs in a quickly growing field. Students are well prepared for jobs in government, industry, the nonprofit sector, and academia including STEM jobs such as data analysts, data managers, research associates, biostatisticians and statisticians.
According to Indeed.com, data scientist was one of the top ten jobs in 2020, based on job postings and highest pay. The site noted a 77.57% increase in job postings for the title between 2016 and 2019. Similarly, U.S. News and World Report ranked statistician as the #6 best job in 2020 and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 33 percent employment growth for statisticians between 2019 and 2029.