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Derive Insights from Data

Prepare for one of the fastest-growing careers in the world

Statistics (Minor)

Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics

Statisticians work with professionals from all fields to solve practical problems using modern computing to organize and analyze data. Through the minor in Mathematics: Statistics, you have the ability to customize your degree program to meet your personal interests and career goals.

Why Choose Mathematics: Statistics?

Our Statistics graduates boast a nearly 100% job placement rate in statistical careers, with many securing job offers even before graduation. Statistics students are quickly employed by companies and government agencies in this region and beyond. Many of our graduates also go on to earn degrees in highly competitive graduate programs.

What Will You Learn?

Along with your core courses in math, you'll take specialized courses such as:

  • Elementary statistics
  • Introduction to statistical modeling 
  • Database systems
  • Simulation
  • Intermediate statistical analysis 
  • Biostatistics 
  • Advanced behavioral statistics

Careers In Mathematics: Statistics

Society's increased dependence on data has produced a growing need for statisticians. You'll find a wide range of employment opportunities upon graduation, as statisticians are employed throughout academia, industry, and government.

As a graduate of SRU's Statistics program, you'll be prepared to work in fields such as:

  • Agriculture
  • Biology
  • Census
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Genetics
  • Insurance
  • Psychology
  • Public health
  • Sociology
  • Sports
  • Telecommunications

Clubs & Organizations

  • Kappa Mu Epsilon
  • Math Club
  • Statistics Club
  • Actuarial Science Club