Statistics Degree at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Statistics Degree

The statistics degree program at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State 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. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree25
Master's Degree14
Doctorate Degree7

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male26
Female20

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian5
Hispanic1
White26
Unknown2

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Statistics program at Virginia Tech, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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 & Projects ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.7% from 2010 to 2020

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 & Projects ()

According to the BLS, statisticians employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.1% from 2010 to 2020

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses pertaining to mathematical concepts, statistics, and actuarial science and to the application of original and standardized mathematical techniques in solving specific problems and situations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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
  • 26 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)

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Statistics (M)
  • Mathematical Statistics and Probability (M)

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