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Study Statistics in USA

Specialization is important in statistics and there are many different concentrations available at the graduate level.

Students pursuing an undergraduate program in statistics may receive a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) in Statistics. Both the BA and BS degrees provide well-rounded academic programs, including general education course requirements in social sciences and humanities for the BA degree and hard or natural sciences for the BS degree. A sample of courses available at the undergraduate level includes statistical methods, experimental design, regression analysis, statistical computing, and calculus.

Students pursuing a graduate program in statistics may earn a Master of Science (MS), or a Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics. Also, several business schools offer statistics as a concentration in a Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. Degree titles vary by institution and academic program. Graduate students in statistics usually will choose among a variety of degree concentrations in the field of statistics such as Business Statistics, Descriptive Statistics, Econometrics, Environmental Statistics, Game Theory, Inferential Statistics, Industrial Statistics, and Social Statistics. A sample of courses available at the graduate level includes Data Analysis, Statistical Consulting, Linear Statistical Modeling, and Mathematical Statistics.

Occupations in Statistics:
With a degree in statistics consider your professional opportunities as an Actuary, Data analyst, Statistician, Statistical Analyst, Statistical Programmer, Professor, or Project Statistician.

Associations and Organizations Affiliated with the Study of Statistics: Scholarly Journals Related to the Study of Statistics: Journal of Statistics Education, Journal of Official Statistics, Econometrica, Evolution, International Journal of Statistics and Systems, and International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics.
Published date : 06 Apr 2012 05:45PM

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