Statisticians are scientists who collect and analyze data for the purpose of making decisions in the presence of uncertainty. Because data are so ubiquitous, statisticians 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.
Statistics and biostatistics rank among top graduate degrees for salary, growth, and job satisfaction (Fortune Magazine, 2016)
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I Am Texas A&M Science - Dr. Derya Akleman (Episode 24)Even for the most seasoned academic, career inspiration starts somewhere, and it all begins with a story. Here’s one from statistician Derya Akleman, who divides her time between being a professor and her duties as the assistant dean for diversity and college climate.
Datathon 2019Hundreds of students ranging from freshmen to Ph.D. traveling from institutions across the nation and globe gathered at Texas A&M in October for the world’s first-ever TAMU Datathon, a 30-hour, student-run showcase featuring real-world challenges in data science, Fortune 500 sponsorship and a variety of prizes. Congratulations to all winners as well as the leadership team, mentors, sponsors and participants who helped make the inaugural event a Texas A&M-sized success — whoop!
Labors of Lab - Alex Peters '21 (Episode 36)In our latest Labors of Lab episode, Texas A&M statistics major Alex Peters '21 discusses his yearlong research project with First Year Eats, a learning community that collaboratively addresses freshmen hunger and food insecurity while also providing them with budgeting tips and community-centered food preparation.
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