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Department of Statistics and Biostatistics

There are many job opportunities locally for Statisticians in many diverse areas of application, such as Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Medical Statistics, Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Finance, Banking, Government, Education, Consulting, and many others. So, we encourage you to consider the fields of Statistics and Biostatistics as a program of study, whether graduate or undergraduate. Many of our undergraduate students are double-majors. Math, Economics, and Psychology majors, in particular, have found double-majoring with Statistics to be valuable in getting a job or pursuing higher degrees.

Our department offers many courses in Statistical Methods and Probability at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Most of the courses include the use of computers and computer software to perform the statistical analysis of data. The software includes JMP, MS EXCEL, MINITAB, SPSS, SAS, and R. We are a growing department in the growing field of Statistics.


The Department of Statistics and Biostatistics will administer the comprehensive exam on May 11th and 15th.  Contact your graduate advisor for additional information.

The College of Science 2018 Spring commencement will be held on Friday, June 8th.  More information can be found here.  

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Department of Statistics and Biostatistics
  • California State University, East Bay
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
  • North Science 229
  • Hayward, CA 94542
  • Office Hours: 9-6 M-Th; 9-12 F
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