Statistics Degree at San Jose State University

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Statistics Degree

The statistics degree program at San Jose 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 California 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. San Jose State University offers a master's degree program in statistics.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male7
Female20

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian15
White3
Multiple Races1
Non Resident Alien7
Unknown1

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

Upon completion of the Statistics program at San Jose State University, 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 & 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

  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
    • Total Employment: 670
    • Average Hourly Rate: $83.22
    • Average Annual Salary: $173100

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

  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
    • Total Employment: 320
    • Average Hourly Rate: $66.79
    • Average Annual Salary: $138910

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 California

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,...)

Stanford University

Stanford, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 51 students completed this program

Programs

  • Statistics (M,D)

California State University - East Bay

Hayward, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Statistics (B,M)

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Statistics (B)

University of California - Berkeley

Berkeley, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Statistics (B,M,D)

Sonoma State University

Rohnert Park, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Statistics (B)

University of California - Davis

Davis, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Statistics (B,M,D)

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Statistics (B)

University of California - Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Statistics (B,M,D)

University of California - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Statistics (B,M,D)

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Statistics (M)

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