If you want to learn how to solve complex business problems and how to use quantitative methods for analysis, then earn a degree in the Department of Management Science and Statistics. The department offers three undergraduate programs: a B.B.A. in actuarial science, a B.B.A. in management science and a B.S. in statistics. In addition, undergraduate certificates are also available in business analytics and operations and supply chain management.
At the graduate level, course offerings include a MBA concentration in management science, a M.S. in applied statistics and a Ph.D. in applied statistics.
Management science students learn how to use mathematics, science and technology to design systems, make decisions and solve problems for organizations. Students will develop and apply analytical models and acquire essential computer skills necessary in today's business environment.
Actuarial science is a discipline that uses mathematical and statistical models to solve problems in insurance and finance. Students take courses in mathematics, statistics, economics and finance as part of the program. An actuary is an expert in risk management, and these skills are highly valued in industry.
A statistics degree trains students to collect, organize, analyze and interpret numerical information to answer questions in almost every aspect of modern day life. One of the benefits of this field is that it can lead to careers in a wide variety of areas such as clinical research, quality control, corporate planning and financial analysis.
If you have an analytical mind and a passion for problem solving, then learn more about what the Department of Management Science and Statistics has to offer. For more information, contact their office at (210) 458-6345.