Statistics (B.S.)

Offered by the Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Tech’s B.S. in Statistics includes a strong computational emphasis, essential for analyzing large data sets, and utilizing artificial intelligence tools.

Statisticians are one of the most sought-after professionals today, in part because of the explosion of data in our lives.

The Bachelor of Science in Statistics is a technically intensive and mathematically rigorous program, which opens career paths as statisticians, analysts, and data scientists in the fields of business, government, and academia.

Learn the fundamentals of mathematical and statistical theory. Work with data and statistical models, perform and communicate statistical analyses, and study societal impacts and ethical issues of statistical practices.

Gain valuable leadership skills by collaborating with students from across disciplines and working together to solve problems. Opportunities to work with faculty within the statistics research group and getting exposure to cutting-edge research methods for solving real-world problems gives graduates a competitive advantage.

Program Overview

The new B.S. in Statistics is a technically intense and mathematically rigorous program designed to open career paths as statisticians, analysts, and data scientists in the fields of business, government, and academia.

Career Opportunities

Many employers in the public sector hire graduates with a statistics degree as a statistician. The private sector across industries often hires statistics majors as statistic modelers or research assistants.

  • Statistician
  • Statistical modeler
  • Data analyst
  • Data scientist
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