Statistics is the science of making decisions in the face of uncertainty. The study of statistics provides a background for understanding numerical data and the process of making inferences from such data.
Statistics is an invaluable tool for all scientific disciplines as well as being a significant independent mathematical discipline in its own right.
The Division of Statistics oversees the undergraduate statistics instructional programs. The Department of Biostatistics provides students with a calculus-based foundation in probability and statistics before branching into numerous areas of application.
This foundation prepares students for career opportunities in the following areas:
Statistics is an excellent co-discipline with:
Contact Dietrich Kuhlmann, PhD, undergraduate director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 716-829-5092.