Students learn to apply mathematical and statistical principles to understand and draw conclusions from real-world data. This emphasis provides a strong foundation for solving problems in business, industry, and government or continuing to graduate school in statistics.

Learn to Draw Conclusions from Data

Students gain a breadth of experience in statistical concepts, including probability, regression, data visualization, and experimental design.

I loved learning through mutual discovery and conversations with other students who shared, not only my interest in mathematics and statistics but also God.

Carla B.,
BYU-I Graduate

Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Applied Statistics have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.

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An actuary analyzes data to evaluate financial risks. They communicate with insurance, finance and other industries and discuss the potential risks they face. Actuaries use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to study and better analyze potential events.

Operations Research Analyst

An operations research analysts uses statistical modeling and programming skills to analyze operations and develop improved systems. They use mathematical modeling, statistical analysis, and mathematical optimization to help businesses make cost-effective decisions.

Statistical Analyst

A statistical analysist has the ability to apply their statistical skills to researching, understanding, and communicating problems, information, and potential solutions.

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Getting Started in This Degree

If you want to get a taste for Mathematical Sciences, emphasis in Applied Statistics, start with one of the following major-specific courses:

For a full listing of all courses required for this degree, refer to the course catalog.

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