Are you intrigued by the beauty of mathematical concepts and their applications in our world? Have you always wanted to understand the elegance of statistical reasoning and its relevance to societal development and needs? Majoring in Statistics within the Department of Mathematics and Statistics will teach you to seek the answers to problems through abstract analysis and rational thinking. You will explore how the study of statistics shapes our surroundings and how theoretical models can help explain everyday changes.

Career Options in Statistics

This list is not exhaustive but provides an idea of the options graduates have and what they have gone on to do. Some options are more directly associated with a Statistics degree than others.

  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Architect
  • Artificial Intelligence Designer
  • Auditor
  • Author
  • Automotive Designer
  • Biostatistician
  • Biotechnologist
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Code Designer
  • Computational Physicist
  • Computer Engineer
  • Cost Estimator/Analyst
  • Credit Analyst
  • Database Developer
  • Economist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Flight Engineer
  • Health Policy Planner
  • Information Technologist
  • Investment Banker
  • Logistics Specialist
  • Materials Researcher
  • Mathematical Statistician
  • Meteorological Technician
  • Pharmaceutical Researcher
  • Research and Development
  • Risk Management Analyst
  • Software Designer
  • Statistician
  • Video Game Developer
  • Web Page Developer

Some of these career choices may require additional education or preparation in the form of graduate studies, experiential education or professional formative courses and exams. For a more in-depth description of some of the careers mentioned above visit Career Cruising (login information can be found on the home page of the Career Centre's online system) or the National Occupational Classification website.