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As a Statistics major at Mercer University, you will learn the computational and analytical tools that let you gather, analyze, and interpret data. Through our rigorous curriculum, you will have command of cutting-edge computational tools and know the mathematical foundation underlying them. Our courses are taught by professors who are passionate about sharing the ability to use data to understand and shape the world. The Statistics curriculum will teach you to create experiments, interpret data, make predictions, and drive decision-making. Upon completion of the degree, some of the highly marketable skills you will have are:
- Analytical thinking
- Programming and computation
- Pattern recognition
- Experimental design
- Technical communication
Designed for motivated students
The Statistics major is designed for students who want to explore the world through data. You will be among some of the top students at Mercer. You will learn the quantitative and programming skills relevant to modern decision-making, whether it be in the business, research, service, or government sector. Projects, research opportunities, and practice with in-class presentations prepare you for a broad range of jobs and graduate programs.
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Outside the Classroom
At Mercer, we encourage you to take the knowledge you learn in the classroom and apply it in the outside world. From competitions to internships to tutoring, we offer several ways for you to participate in outside-the-classroom experiences that will help you thrive and grow.