Mission and Vision

The expectation is that excellent training in Statistics will inspire rational decision making in all areas of social, commercial and scientific pursuits and minimize if not eliminate superstitious explanation.

The mission of the department is to provide excellent training in scientific data collection, data management, methods and procedures of data analysis. The philosophy is to concentrate learning and training activities on the art of probabilistic reasoning, that is, the logic and principles that should guide rational decision making under conditions of limited information and uncertainty. This philosophy equips our students with skills that all employers consider desirable.