Statistics (Minor)

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

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Statistics, at its core, is the science of understanding data. Qualitative data and quantitative data are both types of information that statistics help us analyze, process, and use.

The better the grasp on statistics and statistical analysis will translate to the level of preparation in a range of activities and situations. Statistical analysis is prevalent in all walks of life, and no student should graduate without a basic understanding of statistics.

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.

Program Overview

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.

Career Opportunities

A background in statistics can be a great asset in a variety of businesses and industries.

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Marketing and consumer research
  • Insurance
  • Management
  • Environmental science and policy
  • Logistics

Completion of 15 credit hours of coursework is needed to earn a statistics minor.

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Admission to Illinois Tech is required to enroll in the statistics minor. Consult your academic adviser to transfer into the program.