Psychology BS/Statistics MS (non-thesis)

Career and Academic Opportunities

Statistics students at UGA work hard to develop a powerful toolkit for mastering statistical analysis, mathematical reasoning, data management, and more, making them indispensable problem solvers in today's data-driven world. Here are some common career paths and opportunities available for statistics majors:

Data Analyst: Data analysts collect, clean, and analyze data to help organizations make informed decisions. They work with various data sources and statistical techniques to extract valuable insights.

Epidemiologist: Epidemiologists investigate patterns and causes of diseases within populations. They use statistical tools to analyze health data and inform public health policies.

Statistical Consultant: Statistical consultants provide expertise to businesses and researchers, helping them design experiments, analyze data, and interpret results. They often work across different industries, including healthcare, finance, and marketing.

Biostatistician: Biostatisticians collaborate with researchers in the field of biology and healthcare. They design experiments, analyze clinical trial data, and contribute to medical research and drug development.

Market Research Analyst: Market research analysts study market trends and consumer behavior using statistical methods. They help companies understand their target audience and make informed marketing and product development decisions.