Solve Problems With Analysis
Data science uses software, statistics, probability, and analytics skills to extract knowledge and insights from data. Your ability to interpret data will prepare you to work in technical areas, economics, science, business, insurance, law, linguistics, or any other field requiring sophisticated analytical skills.
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Curriculum and Courses
Miami's major in data science and statistics requires both theoretical and applied mathematics courses. During the first two years of study, most students majoring in statistics complete a sequence of calculus courses and a linear algebra course. With the help of an adviser, you select one or two additional courses that strengthen your preparation for upper-level studies.
Our graduates are very successful in obtaining employment in such areas as data science, statistics, computing and information systems. Many important problems in government, private industry, health and environmental fields, and the academic world require sophisticated techniques for their solutions. The study of data science and statistics provides specific analytical and quantitative tools for dealing with these problems. Employers view graduates with a strong background in data science and statistics as good problem solvers.
Facts and Stats
Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.
First-to-second year retention
Miami University Data
Among Public Universities in the United States for Four-Year Graduation Rate
The Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac
of 2018-2019 graduates who were employed or furthering their education by fall 2019
Miami University Data
Dr. Bailer’s humanizing of a technical field helps students understand and connect with statistics. An internationally known biostatistician, his work influences policy decisions in risk assessment.
Dr. John Bailer
University Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Statistics
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