Mathematics and Computer Science

BS in Statistics

Chart your course to professional success. Harness the power of data to solve pressing global issues.

Qualified professional statisticians and data scientists are in high demand in today’s workforce. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a job growth rate of 33 percent for these occupations through 2026, considerably faster than its average forecast.

Adelphi’s BS in Statistics degree program—the only one of its kind on Long Island—gives you the skills and hands-on training to launch a rewarding career in virtually any industry, from business and finance to government and logistics.

Why Should I Major in Statistics at Adelphi?

As a statistics major, you’ll be uniquely positioned to ride the wave of an unprecedented data deluge to career success.

You’ll benefit from Adelphi’s personalized approach to education by studying in small classes taught by a distinguished faculty. You’ll have opportunities to work through real-life case studies as early as your first year, and you’ll continue to learn through projects, internships and research experiences that complement and support your personal academic and career goals.

By the time you graduate, you’ll be armed with the knowledge and real-world experience you need to succeed in a wide array of exciting and fast-growing fields.

You can also enhance your résumé by earning both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in applied mathematics and statistics in only five years—or just one additional year of study—through our joint BS/MS degree program.

What Will I Study as a BS in Statistics Major?

When you major in statistics at Adelphi, you’ll learn how the power of advanced mathematical modeling can make the world a better place.

We designed the BS in Statistics major to meet the needs of students who want to solve problems through data. Our rigorous curriculum teaches you to find, clean, manipulate, visualize and transform data into meaningful insights that will improve industry—and society as a whole.

Additionally, you’ll be able to expand your knowledge in the areas that interest you the most. Take your pick of graduate courses covering topics such as big data analytics, data science, regression analysis and database management systems.

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Who Are the Faculty?

Backgrounds in engineering, finance, probability and public health shape our faculty’s interdisciplinary approach to the study of statistics. Recognized for their scholarship in everything from probability theory to applied statistical analysis, they regularly publish in top scientific journals. They also hold advanced degrees from schools like the University of Oxford, Columbia University and Dartmouth College.

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How Can I Enroll in the BS in Statistics Major?

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