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Applied Statistics

What can I do with this major?

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  • 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

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  • 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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What is Applied Statistics?

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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




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

Last updated 3/24/2022 9:38 AM