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Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics & Statistics

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For the 9th year in a row, jobs requiring strong quantitative skills have dominated the job rankings. Here's a sampling of the past few years:

Top Jobs of 2017:  Statistician (1), Data Scientist (5), Mathematician (7), Actuary (11)
Top Jobs of 2016
:  Data Scientist (1), Statistician (2), Mathematician (6), Actuary (10)
Top Jobs of 2015:  Actuary (1), Mathematician (3), Statistician (4), Data Scientist (6)
Top Jobs of 2014:  Mathematician (1), Statistician (3), Actuary (4)

Likewise, Forbes found the best graduate degrees for jobs in 2016 were mathematics – and statistics – related: (1) Master's in Biostatistics, (2) Master's in Statistics.

"Math is experiencing something of a renaissance period, and analytics are the driving force." –

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at St. Ambrose University offers a B.S. in Mathematics, a secondary teaching endorsement in mathematics, and a minor in mathematics.

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