Statistics has applications in everything from manufacturing design to marketing or
education. Not only that, it's consistently rated as one of the best jobs by numerous
publications due to the high demand for statisticians, good working conditions and
We offer both
undergraduate majors and minors. Our general major is perfect for anyone who wishes to pursue a career in statistics
and our major with emphasis in actuarial mathematics and statistics is designed for students planning
a career as an actuary. Our minor is a good complement to any health, business or marketing major.
In addition to our on-campus
master's and Ph.D. programs, we also offer distance learning options for our Certificate of Applied Statistics and a Masters of Applied Statistics.
faculty are engaged in research in a wide range of areas. We encourage all our students, including undergraduates,
to participate in research.
Our department also runs the
Stat Lab, a statistical research and analysis service for others on campus and in the broader
Our department is always sharing ideas. Whether it's through our
student clubs and organizations or from the guest speakers we actively seek out to present on campus.
Statistician -- ranked #1 in Best Business Jobs
According to US News and World Report, Statistician is ranked #1 in Best Business Jobs, #2 in 100 Best Jobs, and #2 in Best STEM jobs
Don Edwards to Retire After 36 Years of Service
The following events are planned in celebration of Don Edwards' retirement after 36 years of service.
Palmetto Lecturer Raymond Carroll to visit Department
The renowned statistician from Texas A&M will give two lectures, on March 22 and March 24.
USC Stat Reunion Dinner at JSM: August 2
The reunion dinner for JSM attendees from USC statistics was held at Ming Hin restaurant at 5:30 pm, Tuesday, August 2.
Peña Honored by ISI
The statistics professor is now an elected member of the ISI.