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Applied Statistics Articles

Why Pursue a Master’s in Applied Statistics?

Posted on: 01/10/2024

A common misconception is that careers in statistics are limited to certain industries, such as the financial sector or demographic research. These are far from the only areas where applied statistics careers can flourish, as the rise of technology across both private and public sectors has made the ability to… Read more >

Four Key Components of Data Analytics for Healthcare

Posted on: 10/11/2023

Test results, lab notes, medical images, financial reports and other materials accumulate rapidly in a wide variety of healthcare settings. In a 2020 report, the American Hospital Association noted that the healthcare field generates approximately 2,314 exabytes of data annually, representing an average annual growth rate of 47% over the… Read more >

Mark Keese, Ph.D. Explains the Importance of Time Series Analysis

Posted on: 04/21/2022

When Mark Keese, Ph.D. began his career, he learned about statistics out of necessity. “I was working as a biologist and I conducted a lot of my own experiments,” said Keese. “In order to analyze the data, I had to learn something about statistics. That was my original introduction to… Read more >

Master’s in Applied Statistics vs Data Science: What’s The Difference?

Posted on: 08/01/2021

In a single day, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created. The type of professionals best equipped to make use of this data between those with a Master’s in Data Science or Applied Statistics degree is hotly debated. With data technologies rapidly advancing over the last few decades, experts in… Read more >

Alumni Series: How the M.S. in Applied Statistics Elevated This Quantitative Risk Manager’s Career

Posted on: 07/19/2021

We’re sharing the stories of some of our current students and alumni to highlight their experiences in the online Master of Science in Applied Statistics (ASTAT) program and how they are using the skills they’ve gained in their current roles, from banking to healthcare. Get a sense of what to… Read more >

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