Are you ready to apply your strong skills in mathematics to acquiring the specialized knowledge required of a well-paid statistician? The University of Central Missouri’s degree programs in Actuarial Science and Statistics will prepare you to excel in many in-demand career fields.
UCM students combine their math skills with a wide array of interests to prepare for jobs that rely upon the study and analysis of statistics. Our Ph.D.-level faculty in Statistics and Mathematics are active researchers who will work closely with you to help tailor your coursework to concentrate on sports, health care, finance, education or other areas that interest you, so you’ll hit the ground running following graduation. As a UCM graduate, you may work in fields such as IT, bioanalytics, financial risk assessment or other areas where you’ll conduct research and offer expert analysis using industry-standard software.
UCM Statistics offers two fields of study
As an undergraduate student in your junior year, you can select an option to earn an accelerated master’s degree at UCM: In just five years, you can graduate with both a BS in Actuarial Science and Statistics and MS degree in Mathematics through the Actuarial Science and Statistics option.
On-campus, hybrid and online courses
Kansas-West MO chapter of ASA
Statistics Advisory Board connections
Real-world internships and projects
35% employment growth in next decade
Ph.D.-level Statistics and Math faculty
While completing your coursework at the University of Central Missouri, you’ll have many opportunities to use and deepen your studies in real-world situations:
As industries expand and rely more heavily on data collected for a wide variety of purposes, statistics experts need specialized training to mine and analyze data. At the University of Central Missouri, you’ll learn to use the latest methods of statistical analysis, putting you in a strong position to compete for lucrative and exciting career opportunities.
A degree in Statistics from UCM will prepare you for high-paying careers such as: