The degree in statistics offered at ASU’s West campus is the only undergraduate statistics degree in Arizona. This program prepares students to meet the demands of a career in statistics, including data analytics. Research opportunities, internships with Phoenix-area corporations, including PING.
Almost every industry in the modern economy relies on the collection and analysis of data. The statistics program offered at ASU's West campus prepares students to meet the demands of the ever-growing data analysis field. In fact, this program is the only BS degree in statistics in the state of Arizona, making this program a launching pad for a statistics-driven career.
Through innovative research opportunities and internships with Phoenix-area corporations, including PING, students build a solid foundation of mathematics and computing, helping them grasp a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical statistics. This prepares students for careers in finance, pharmaceuticals, medicine and manufacturing.
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All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:
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WUE eligible program
Undergraduate students from western states who enroll in this program are eligible for a discounted tuition rate.
ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
In the era of big data, there is great demand for individuals with all levels of statistical training. Graduates of this program have an understanding of the transdisciplinary nature of statistics and are prepared for graduate study in statistics and related areas or for entry-level positions in a variety of fields, including business, government and the natural and social sciences.
Statisticians are in high demand in many areas of industry, government and academia. Some areas with particularly high demand include:
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Business Teachers, Postsecondary||18.1%||$80,300|
|Clinical Data Managers||33.8%||$84,060|
|Clinical Research Coordinators||9.9%||$118,970|
|Natural Sciences Managers||9.9%||$118,970|
|Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other||11%|
|Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||9.2%||$70,910|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).