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Statistics

Why study statistics? Big data is revolutionizing many areas of our society and a degree in statistics will prepare you to work in industry or to pursue a graduate degree in statistics or an area, such as biostatistics, epidemiology, or analytics. You’ll be prepared to play a central role in areas such as medical research, quality control in manufacturing, environmental sciences, or government and policy research.

Customize your degree with:

Minors available in

  • Mathematics

Take courses like:

  • Probability
  • Regression Analysis
  • Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Time Series Analysis and Forecasting

Get hands-on experience like:

  • Participating in mathematical research through a first-year explorations course taught by your academic advisor
  • Conducting undergraduate research with faculty mentors in areas such as statistics, statistical genetics, computational mathematics, combinatorics, and mathematical modeling
  • Using your math smarts as a coach in the Math Learning Center which provides peer tutoring for students across campus
  • Learning in an environment with an emphasis on computing to better prepare you for internships, jobs, and graduate school

Get a job like:

  • Actuary
  • Statistician
  • Epidemiologist
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analyst

Work for companies like:

  • Michigan Tech Research Institute
  • Epic
  • Mercer
  • Barracuda Networks
  • Towers Watson

Learn more about statistics at Michigan Tech!