Statistics

Statisticians interpret the vast accumulation of facts and figures available today. Statistics is a field in which experts have virtually unlimited opportunities. Statisticians are in high demand in private industry, government, and education. Perhaps the most recognizable careers in statistics are those in the state and federal governments.  Universities hire statisticians in many academic departments, including mathematics, management sciences, economics, genetics, history, and psychology, and at administrative and service levels, including business affairs, research support, and personnel. Private industry also provides opportunities for statisticians.

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Related statistics links

K-State Statistics Department
http://www.k-state.edu/stats/

American Statistical Association
http://www.amstat.org

Society of Actuaries
www.soa.org

Institute of Mathematical Statistics
http://www.imstat.org

Be an Actuary
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