Offered 100% online
This 100 percent online program is taught by IU East, IU Northwest, IU South Bend, IUPUI, and IU Southeast.
The Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics focuses on how to use statistical methods to solve real-world problems. It is the foundation of data science. Applied statisticians analyze data to help define and determine business needs. They organize, analyze, and use data to solve real-world problems. Properly analyzing company data can lead to increases in efficiency and profitability.
As a student in the program, you will learn how to solve problems in calculus, linear algebra, and calculus-based probability. You’ll study differentiation, integration, infinite series, properties of univariate and multivariate random variables, and discrete and continuous distributions. Other areas of focus include:
- Statistical methods and theory
- Design of studies and exploratory data analysis
- Statistical modeling and computation
- Data analytics communication
To graduate with the B.S. in Applied Statistics, you must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Requirements include:
- Mathematics core (22 credit hours)
- Statistics and probability core (24 credit hours)
- Programming core (3 credit hours)
- Upper-level statistics electives (12 credit hours)
- General education courses, as needed to fulfill the 120 credit hour requirement
Your IU Online B.S. in Applied Statistics prepares you for careers in the business, finance, marketing, healthcare, and insurance industries and more, in positions such as:
- Statistician/Data scientist: Use statistical analysis and machine-learning techniques to extract insights from large datasets.
- Financial quantitative analyst: Financial quantitative analysts use statistical models to analyze financial data and help businesses make informed decisions.
- Operations/Business/Marketing analyst: Analysts use statistical analysis to identify and solve complex problems related to business and marketing trends, as well as consumer preferences and opportunities for growth.
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Indiana University Southeast(812) 941-2333
4201 Grant Line Rd.
New Albany, IN 47150