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Students gain advanced knowledge of survival analysis; statistical methods for genetics, bioinformatics, epidemiology and environmental research; longitudinal data analysis; analysis of biological shapes and trajectories; generalized linear models, estimating equations, model selection and bioassay; and design for biological and medical studies. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in providing stochastic models and methods, algorithms and graphical tools for the analysis of data for a variety of life-sciences fields.


Program Address

Department of Statistics
4118 Math Sciences Building
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 692-5194
(530) 752-7099

Program Type

Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Lead Dean: 
College of Letters and Science
Major Code: 

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

Jan 15, 2019
May 15, 2019
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2019
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2019

Degrees Offered

M.S. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan C

Admission Requirements

Designated Emphases


Graduate Program Coordinator

  • Program Coordinator (Masters Only)
  • Statistics
  • 05/09/2017
  • Program Coordinator (PhD, General)
  • Statistics
  • 08/22/2017

Program Chair

  • Graduate Group Chair
  • Med: Public Health Sciences
  • 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2019

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: General
  • Statistics
  • 09/01/2017 to 08/31/2019
  • Advisor: Primary Contact
  • Statistics
  • 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2019
  • Advisor: Admissions and General
  • Med: Public Health Sciences
  • 09/01/2017 to 08/31/2020
  • Advisor: General
  • Med: Public Health Sciences
  • 07/01/2014 to 08/31/2019

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies