Statistics (Minor)

The minor in statistics is beneficial for students majoring in a variety of disciplines, such as physics, engineering applications, business, economics, the life and social sciences, or to any field where there is a need for quantification in the analysis of phenomena.

Degree Offered

Statistics (Minor)
Liberal Arts and Sciences, The College of


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Career Outlook

Statistical analysis and data mining have been identified as two of the most desirable skills in today's job market. Based on factors like pay, growth and job satisfaction, statistics has been named in separate job reports as one of the best careers for millennials. Data and the analysis of data is big business, and the Department of Labor projects a 25% growth in the need for employees trained in data analytics.

For students pursuing a minor in statistics, that means an exciting future of career opportunities in fields as diverse as business, finance, engineering, technology, sports, marketing, government, health care, the environment, politics and sports, and other areas of the economy.