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Make a Data-Driven Difference

The Department of Statistics is renowned for first-rate teaching as well as the quality and scope of its research, which features strong collaborations across departments and with other institutions. Our graduates are in high demand in multidisciplinary areas that vary as widely as your potential career interests, including government, healthcare, business, physical sciences, and environmental studies.

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Undergraduate Degrees

Statistics is the science of collecting and analyzing data for the purpose of making decisions in the presence of uncertainty. Data are ubiquitous in the modern day and age, and statisticians are in high demand. Multidisciplinary application areas vary widely and include health and medicine, business, physical sciences, environmental studies and government. The curriculum in statistics provides instruction in all necessary areas, including a mathematical and probabilistic foundation, strategies for designing studies and collecting data, the visualization and analysis of data using popular software like SAS and R, and the process of using sample data to draw conclusions about a population. Depending on the electives selected, a student completing this program will be prepared to enter employment as a statistical analyst or continue to graduate school in statistics or a related field.

Graduate Degrees

The Department of Statistics at Texas A&M is one of the leading statistics departments in the country. Because of its global reputation, our faculty and students are consistently awarded honors and grants and invited to present their research at international conferences.

According to U.S. News & World Report rankings, our graduate degree is currently listed as the 6th best public university in the nation for Statistics. Based on the quality of our program, Statistics at Texas A&M is rated higher than over half of the Ivy League universities, including Yale and Columbia.


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The Center for Statistical Bioinformatics develops and promotes the use of modern statistical methodology in genomics, with special focus on microarray studies, proteomics, statistical genetics, and molecular biology.