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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To examine structural and systemic racism, Truman recently conducted a town hall on racial injustice and inequity to provide an opportunity to gain a shared understanding of what must be done to accomplish institutional change.

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The Virtual Summer Enrichment Program offered area K-8 students, along with their family members, an hour of themed learning every day for a week. The 31 participating MAE students were divided into teams, and each team was responsible for two families per week for three weeks.

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