As a student in Castleton’s Statistics program, you will be equipped to interpret and analyze data and information for a variety of real-world applications. The statistics program prepares you for careers in academics, government, nonprofits, and a variety of other industries.
Why Study Statistics at Castleton?
- Four concentrations provide you the flexibility to pursue topics that interest you most. Castleton’s Statistics major offers concentrations in statistics, business analytics, healthcare analytics, or political science data analysis.
- A fast-growing occupation. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the number of statistics jobs to grow 33% between 2019 and 2029.
- Develop a valuable skill set. Statisticians analyze data and utilize computational techniques to solve problems. This data literacy allows you to gather valuable information, process it, and ask important questions.
- Preparation for graduate study. Graduates are prepared to pursue graduate study, including Castleton’s Master of Business Administration.
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What Careers in Statistics Can I Pursue?
Graduates of Castleton’s Statistics program are prepared for careers in a variety of settings, including government agencies, education facilities, scientific research and development companies, and more. Statistic majors are also prepared to put their statistical knowledge to work alongside politicians for political campaigns.
You’ll graduate prepared for careers including:
- Market researcher
- Financial analyst
- Database administrator
- Census surveyor
- Insurance underwriter
- Investment analyst
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What You’ll Learn in the Statistics Program
As a student in Castleton’s Statistics program, you’ll take courses that will provide you with a solid understanding of how to analyze information and utilize computational skills, algorithms, and theoretical knowledge to solve problems. You’ll focus your studies in one of four areas to complement your general statistics knowledge, including statistics, business analytics, healthcare analytics, or political science data analysis.
- Calculus I
- Design of Experiments
- Big Data & Data Mining
- Marketing Research
- Quantitative Business Decisions
- Evidence-Based Nursing Informatics
- Research Methods
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Meet our Statistics Faculty
Castleton’s Statistics faculty bring a wealth of real-world experience and knowledge from working in public, private, and nonprofit sectors.
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