Statistics PhD

  1. Graduates will be able to communicate the major tenets of statistics, explain their work orally and identify areas of future research areas in statistics.
  2. Graduates will have passed the comprehensive written exams at a superior level based on a summary of required coursework.
  3. Graduates will have designed, carried out and presented an original work of research at the leading edge of the statistics discipline.
  4. Graduates will be able to identify and articulate strategies for dealing with ethical issues that may arise.

Statistics MS

  1. Graduates will be able to understand basic theoretical and applied principles of statistics with adequate preparation to pursue a PhD or enter the job force as an applied statistician.
  2. Graduates will have passed the comprehensive written exams based on a summary of required coursework.
  3. Graduates will have presented a summary of a research project [non-thesis coursework].
  4. Graduates will be able to identify areas where ethical issues may arise in statistics.

Data Analytics MS

  1. Gain a thorough understanding of applied principles of statistics.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to summarize a technical report and/or statistical analysis and interpret results; also, show the ability for broader implication of application in the statistical field.
  3. Communicate statistical concepts clearly and professionally in oral form.
  4. Demonstrate preparedness to provide guidance in statistical design and analysis.

Statistics Undergraduate Minor

  1. Students will be able to understand basic theoretical and applied principles of statistics needed to enter the job force.
  2. Students will be able to communicate key statistical concepts to non-statisticians.
  3. Students will gain proficiency in using statistical software for data analysis.