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Applied Statistics

What can I do with this major?

Related Career Titles Search for potential careers/jobs with these position titles

  • Actuary
  • Statistician
  • Biostatistician
  • Teacher (secondary or post-secondary)
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Data Analyst (e.g. biological, clinical trials, financial
  • Financial Analyst
  • Market Research Specialist
  • Logistician
  • Quality Assurance Engineer/Analyst
  • Underwriter


Professional Organizations

Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:

  • Mathematical Association of America, UHD Chapter
  • Society of UHD Engineers
  • American Statistical Association, Houston area Chapter
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Society of Actuaries
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • American Mathematical Society

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Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Master of Science in Data Analytics
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Science in Technical Communication
  • Master of Science in Statistics*
  • Master of Science in Biostatistics
  • Master of Science in Engineering*
  • Master of Science in Mathematics*
  • Master of Science in Bioinformatics*


Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offering internships/field experiences to students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics.

  • Apollo 20 Math Fellowship
  • METRO Transit Authority
  • Direct Energy
  • HP
  • Willis Towers Watson
  • Academy Sports & Outdoors
  • Phillips 66
  • City of Houston


What is Applied Statistics?

The Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Statistics is structured to allow students to be employed in areas requiring the tools of discrete mathematics and statistics. The advent of high-speed computers and technological advances prepare students with statistical tools for applications to such areas as the life sciences, administrative/managerial sciences and the social/behavioral sciences. The use of statistics is extensive. Statistical models aid in the decision-making process in both private industry and government.

Concentration Tracks:

  • Biostatistics
  • Secondary Math Teacher Certification