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BA in Statistical Science

BA in Statistical Science

  • QS World University Rankings
    42
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
The Major in Statistical Science provides students with in-depth exposure to modern statistical reasoning and the science of statistical modeling and analysis. Majors develop the skills needed to create, analyze and utilize statistical techniques for addressing quantitative, data-based problems in the natural and social sciences, engineering, technology, and biomedical sciences. Statistical Science Majors are exposed to a broad range of statistical methods using tools from mathematical and computational sciences. Developing skills and expertise in problem articulation and solving, and abilities to appreciate and accommodate uncertainty in decision-making, are central goals. Graduating students are extremely well-prepared and competitive for graduate study in statistics and allied disciplines, and for early careers in business, finance, law, medicine or other fields, A centerpiece of the Statistical Science Major is the development of a year-long research project and senior thesis under the supervision of a Duke Statistical Science faculty member. These projects can involve the analysis of complex data, the development of new methods or theory, or the extension and evaluation of existing techniques. f you have quantitative inclinations and your favorite question is why, you just might be a statistician. Statisticians are always in demand, but to get the jump start on your career, it helps to plan ahead! Majoring in statistics is a great choice as you can always play in anyone's backyard. Job opportunities in a wide spectrum of industries are available to statisticians: Health & Medicine Consulting Finance Actuarial High Tech Software Marketing Think Tank Sports Journalism Polling organizations International organizations Government agencies Advocacy/NGO

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