Bachelor of Science in Statistics

Wayne State's bachelor of science in statistics program prepares statisticians to conceptualize, analyze, and visualize data problems using popular software such as SAS and R in many industries including healthcare, engineering, and finance.

A modernized curriculum allows students to pursue graduate studies in statistics and in some of the highest-paying and most in-demand areas such as data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.

Statisticians can also teach at the K-12 and college levels, and are ranked first in Best Business Jobs and second in Best STEM Jobs by U.S. News in 2018.

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