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Statistics And Decision Science Requirements

The curriculum of Statistics and Decision Science programmes provides students with a general level of undergraduate training of statistics and mathematics, and also helps students to develop problem-solving skills in dealing with a wide range of industry/business-oriented decision-making problems.

Some of the quantitative methods that students learn include data mining, forecasting and Six Sigma, which is a method used to minimize variability and error in manufacturing. The degree also offers opportunities to study non-mathematical courses including environmental control and monitoring, economics, accounting and finance. The main goal of any decision science program is to teach students the methods and skills necessary to help them make fast and effective decisions in a business setting.

Statistics And Decision Science Careers

The career trajectory of people with a Statistics And Decision Science degree appears to be focused around a few careers. The most common career that users with Statistics And Decision Science degrees have experience in is Statistician, followed by Actuary, Data Scientist, Biostatistician, Data Analyst, Operations Research Analyst, Geneticist, Camera Operator, Investment Banker, and Risk Management Specialist.

Career % of graduates % of population Multiple
Statistician 5.9% 0.1% 83.8×
Actuary 3.7% 0.1% 71.3×
Data Scientist 3.6% 0.1% 41.4×
Biostatistician 4.4% 0.0% 750.2×
Data Analyst 4.6% 0.5% 9.8×
Operations Research Analyst 1.8% 0.0% 40.8×
Geneticist 1.3% 0.0% 34.1×
Camera Operator 0.4% 0.1% 4.2×
Investment Banker 1.2% 0.1% 8.6×
Risk Management Specialist 0.9% 0.1% 10.5×

Statistics And Decision Science Salary

Statistics And Decision Science graduates earn on average $k, putting them in the bottom percentile of earners with a degree.

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Statistics And Decision Science Underemployment

Statistics And Decision Science graduates are highly employed compared to other graduates. We have collected data on three types of underemployment. Part-time refers to work that is less than 30 hours per week. Non-college refers to work that does not require a college degree. Low-paying includes a list of low-wage service jobs such as janitorial work, serving, or dishwashing.

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