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, TABLEAU, SAS, and R. We are a growing department in the growing field of Statistics.
For Spring semester, 2019, the Department of Statistics and Biostatistics will administer the comprehensive exam on April 12th and 19th. If you intend to take the exam, please contact Dr. Chatterjee for a permission number to enroll in STAT 692.
Applications for the 2018-2019 scholarships are due on Monday, January 28, 2019.