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Department of Statistics




Coronavirus Information

Notice: The Statistics Department main office will be closed the week of April 6. During this time, all faculty and staff will be reachable by email and phone. Please visit our contact us page or directory listing for details. It is likely that the office will remain closed next week as well but we will be making such decisions on a week-by-week basis.

Grad Student

We offer two distinct programs of study for our graduate students. We also offer two additional dual degrees that can be obtained in conjunction with a degree in Statistics.

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The statistics program provides students with a strong foundation in statistics and the broad skills to prepare them for advanced study in statistics or employment in industry and government.

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Online Programs

Choose the online Applied Statistics Graduate Program that fulfills your goals. Penn State World Campus offers both an online master's degree and a graduate certificate in applied statistics.

The demand for trained statisticians continues to increase as the world becomes more dependent on predictive data and numerical reasoning. With a Master of Applied Statistics degree you can advance your career in almost any field, including education, science, technology, health care, government, or business.



The Statistical Consulting Center

The SCC provides statistical advise and support for Penn State researchers, members of industry and government in the areas of: Research Planning, Design of Experiments and Survey Sampling, Statistical Modeling and Analysis, Analysis Results Interpretation, Advice

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CTSI Consulting Center

CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Center offers one-stop service for researchers who need study design, biostatistical and data management expertise. We provide Penn State researchers with a full range of biostatistical expertise and service.

Center for Astrostatistics

The Center serves as a crossroads where researchers at the interfaces between statistics, data analysis, astronomy, space and observational physics collaborate, develop and share methodologies, and together prepare the next generation of researchers.

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Electronic Conference On Teaching Statistics

CAUSE is excited to announce the 2020 Electronic Conference on Teaching Statistics which will be held online on May 18th – May 22nd, 2020. The conference theme is "Engaging Everyone". The conference will include two keynote addresses by Roxy Peck from California Polytechnic State University and Hillary Parker from Stitch Fix. There will also be thirty-minute breakout sessions, online workshops, and virtual poster sessions.