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Health Analytics Programs

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 SLU 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 in St. Louis.

Explore Your Options

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 makes 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.

 U.S. News and World Report ranked data scientist careers as eighth in the best jobs for 2024, as well as fourth in best tech jobs and seventh in best STEM jobs. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 30 percent employment growth for statisticians between 2022 and 2032.