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Why Study Here?

Choosing a degree in statistics puts you on a career path in one of the hottest growing fields for jobs. Mason Engineering’s Department of Statistics is the best place to begin your journey to a lifetime of fascinating work.

Increase Your Odds of a Successful Career

With industry and government collecting massive amounts of data, the job market for statisticians is skyrocketing. 

  • The Department of Statistics is part of Mason Engineering, a high-tech, scientific environment that allows for multidisciplinary collaborations between engineering and statistics.
  • Your education at Mason will prepare you for countless career opportunities as a statistician. Our graduates work for government agencies, the pharmaceutical industry, medical device companies, and the financial services industry.
  • You’ll study with some of the best professors in the field. They are experts in biostatistics, data analytics, and government statistics.
  • You'll be close to Washington, D.C., often called the capital of statistics because of all the statistics-related careers here. Our location gives students access to intriguing internships, summer jobs, and permanent employment.

Visit us and see for yourself.

“There is a proliferation of good jobs because many places need statistical expertise. Our graduates often work for the pharmaceutical industry, medical device companies, private survey companies, the financial services industry, and federal agencies.”

— University Professor William F. Rosenberger, chairman of the Department of Statistics

Information for Prospective Students

Nhi Ngo is one of the first four students who will graduate with a degree in statistics in May 2019.

Nhi Ngo is one of the first four students who will graduate with a degree in statistics in May 2019. She says she loves statistics because she can tell so many stories with data. Photo by Evan Cantwell.

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