The Statistics PhD program is dedicated to producing well-trained statisticians who work as researchers in academia, industry and government. In recent years, more than half of graduates from the Statistics PhD program found employment as statisticians in the pharmaceutical industry or within medical research organizations. Graduates of the doctoral program in statistics are prepared for professional roles as statisticians in the fields of biostatics, operations research or statistics.

Graduates have accepted positions at corporations such as

  • Boeing,
  • GlaxoSmithKline,
  • Merck and
  • Pfizer.

Many also hold faculty positions at leading academic research institutions. Some of the universities where students have accepted positions include

  • Chinese University of Hong Kong,
  • The City University of New York,
  • George Mason University,
  • St. Joseph’s University,
  • Temple University,
  • University of Central Arkansas,
  • University of Houston,
  • University of Southern California and
  • Villanova University.

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