Big Data and Beyond

In today’s complex business environment, applying quantitative techniques to solve business problems is a key skill. Knowledge of statistical theory and practice is increasingly important for students in many disciplines, such as business, analytics, actuarial sciences, data science, the life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, and engineering. No matter which profession you choose, studying statistics at the Fox School will give you the training you need to succeed.

The Department of Statistical Science offers several degree options for undergraduates and graduates. Students gain research and work experience through numerous internship opportunities. The faculty brings real-world experience to the classroom, and engages in a variety of scholarly activities, including publication of journal articles and books, attendance at professional conferences, and consulting.

Disciplines & Programs

Choose the Area of Study That is Right for You

A Statistics degree offered by the Department of Statistical Science at the Fox School gives you a competitive advantage in a world where data is everything. Whether planning to enter the business world as a data scientist or the founder of the next hot startup, or to work in government, research institutes, pharmaceutical, health, engineering or social sciences, the Department provides the training needed to help you achieve your career goals.

Advance Business Through Research

The renowned faculty at the Department of Statistical Science are research leaders in a variety of traditionally important and emerging areas of the discipline including:

  • High-Dimensional Statistics
  • Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
  • Decision Neuroscience
  • Theory Based Methodological Research
  • Bayesian Methods
  • Big Data

Centers and Institutes

The Biostatistics Research Center, the Center for Statistical Analysis, and the Center for High-Dimensional Statistics are department hubs that promote the research of faculty and students. They also offer statistical consulting to the Temple University community and beyond, and explore several emerging fields in the discipline, such as high-dimensional statistical inference, dimensionality reduction, data mining, machine learning, and bioinformatics.

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Meet the Faculty