Statistics and Data Science Major (BS)
The statistics and data science major at the University of Lynchburg is designed for students who are interested in the scientific study of learning from data. You’ll learn how to collect, analyze, and interpret information as well as communicate your findings. Statisticians can work in every field imaginable — business, social sciences, biology, sports, or medicine — so there’s no limit on where you can go with this degree!
The statistics and data science degree will give you an opportunity to solve real-world problems. We offer an exciting curriculum that teaches students a broad range of skills required of all statisticians — plus opportunities to explore advanced topics such as machine learning and statistical genetics. Statistics and data science are changing the world every day, and we can help you be a part of that.
As a Lynchburg statistics and data science student, you’ll:
- Dive into an intense — but approachable — statistics and mathematics curriculum, coupled with a variety of other subjects.
- Make decisions and solve problems using powerful statistical methods.
- Learn to think like a data scientist, and be ready to work in any field.
Kevin Peterson, PhD
Professor of Mathematics
Chair of the Mathematics Department