What Can You Do With A Major In Statistics?
Statistics is an insight by means of numbers. It involves designing experiments or surveys for information gathering purposes in the most cost-efficient manner in order to reach conclusions. Statisticians are also responsible for advising on experimental designs, conducting surveys, analyzing data, and developing new methods of analysis. Statistical ideas and methods can be used in a variety of areas, and may be associated in fields such as agriculture, biological and health sciences, economics, psychology, sociology, business, industry and government.
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According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Spring 2008 Salary Survey, beginning salaries for graduates with a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics start at about $51,000. Master's Degree: $53,000. Doctoral Degree: $56,000
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Professional Associations are important to explore because many offer student memberships and can give you access to other professionals and their experiences, research, convention or workshop opportunities, professional development and most importantly job databases.American Statistical AssociationInstitute of Mathematical Statistics International Society for Clinical BiostatisticsInternational Statistical InstituteSociety for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
National Organizations or Databaseshttp://www.actuarialoutpost.com/http://www.actuary.com/http://careers.casact.org/home/index.cfm?site_id=2829http://www.financialjobbank.com/http://www.higheredjobs.com/http://www.icrunchdata.com/index.aspxhttp://www.jobsinthemoney.com/http://www.math-jobs.com/show.php?site=math&cnt=us&n=100000http://www.mathclassifieds.org/c/search.cfm?site_id=1925http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs?joblist-----40
Local Programs - Master of Science in Statistics and other related programs Florida International University University of Florida National Programs - Master of Science in Statistics other related programs Georgia Institute of TechnologyTulane University University of GeorgiaOther resources for graduate program researchhttp://www.gradschools.com/ http://www.petersons.com/ http://www.princetonreview.com/
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of Arts in Statistics .
Statistics- Conventional; Investigative (CI)
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