The Program in Statistics is responsible for teaching statistics courses required for majors and minors in statistics, and for all other bachelor degree programs. The Department of Biostatistics, located in the School of Medicine and Dentistry, is responsible for masters and doctoral programs. Both have active faculty and student research programs in statistical theory and methodology.
The program provides instruction in the Statistics courses required for the Biological, Natural and Physical sciences, as well as the:
- Major in statistics
- Minor in statistics
- Double major in statistics and another chosen field
- Joint major in mathematics and statistics (interdepartmental majors with statistics are also available)
- Two statistics clusters—one applied and one theoretical
Some advanced courses are taught together for both graduate and undergraduate students.
Some of the courses taught in the program are required for the Actuarial Sciences Certificate.