Statistics Degree at George Mason University (Mason)

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Statistics Degree

The statistics degree program at George Mason University is a general program that instructs students on the similarities, differences, and relationships of groups of measurements using probability theory and techniques. Students who graduate from the statistics degree program may pursue careers as statisticians, food and drug analysts, consumer analysts, and more. Courses include principles in probability theory, binomial distribution, regression analysis, stochastic processes, non-parametric statistics, sampling theory, and statistical techniques. Get more details below including other Virginia colleges that offer statistics degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Statistics Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Mason has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate6
Master's Degree17

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male8
Female15

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian6
Hispanic2
White3
Multiple Races1
Non Resident Alien7
Unknown4

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Statistics program at George Mason University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Natural Sciences Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 2
    • Average Hourly Rate: $65.09
    • Average Annual Salary: $135390

Actuaries

Description

Analyze statistical data, such as mortality, accident, sickness, disability, and retirement rates and construct probability tables to forecast risk and liability for payment of future benefits. May ascertain insurance rates required and cash reserves necessary to ensure payment of future benefits.

Statisticians

Description

Develop or apply mathematical or statistical theory and methods to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize numerical data to provide usable information. May specialize in fields such as bio-statistics, agricultural statistics, business statistics, or economic statistics. Includes mathematical and survey statisticians.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, statisticians employment is expected to grow at a rate of 33.8% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 3
    • Average Hourly Rate: $48.30
    • Average Annual Salary: $100460

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Statistics Programs in Virginia

Statistics programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Statistics (M,D)

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Statistics (B)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 52 students completed this program

Programs

  • Statistics (B,M,D)

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