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Eberly College of Science

Department of Statistics

Graduate Programs

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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Undergraduate Programs

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.

Undergraduate students

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.

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Statistics Up to Date

David Hunter combines his experience in academia and statistics to strengthen the interdisciplinary research mission of ICDS and Penn State.

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Statistics professor David Hunter’s passion for mentorship aids in interdisciplinary research mission

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Runze Li honored with Distinguished Faculty Mentoring Award

Penn State doctoral student Alina Kuvelkar recently served as a teaching assistant for the 18th Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers.

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Q&A: Penn State statistics graduate student Alina Kuvelkar
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Department of Statistics YouTube Channel Featuring Public Lectures

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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