Statistics Major

As a statistics major, you discover hidden patterns by analyzing information and creating models to make valid conclusions, predictions, and decisions based on data. You can pursue a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science, and our statistics major is designed to make it easy to add a minor or pursue a double-major. Truman also offers minors in Statistics and Actuarial Science.

Experiential Learning

Collaborate with other students and faculty in research and gain real-world experience through internships or by serving as a student-consultant for the University’s Center for Applied Statistics and Evaluation. You can also get involved with student organizations like the Society of Actuaries, Mathematics Association of America, and Kappa Mu Epsilon (a national math honors society).

Career Opportunities

You can select courses targeted at your  graduate school or career interests. Our statistics program successfully prepares you to enter graduate school or the workforce:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Agribusiness
  • Banking and Finance
  • Consumer Marketing
  • Economics
  • Insurance
  • Medical Research
  • Scientific Research
  • Teaching
  • And many more
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