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What we offer

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Programs of study in Statistics

The department of statistics offers a range of undergraduate and graduate program options where you can develop a strong foundation in statistical theory, methods, and applications, as well as the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a variety of fields. A degree in statistics can be used anywhere data is used — from social media sites to political campaigns to satellites gathering information about our planet and environment.

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Research in Statistics

The department of statistics offers an immersive research environment with opportunities to collaborate with others at all academic stages, from undergraduate to post-graduate. Our research areas include Bayesian methods, biostatistics, computational statistics, design of experiments, high-dimensional data analysis, statistical inference, stochastic processes, applied probability, sports statistics, mathematical finance, measurement error models, and more, as well as nonparametric statistics.

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  • About the department of statistics

    Statistics lives at the core of scientific reasoning, discovery and development, and its expertise can be used to shape public policy and business decisions.

    The department of statistics is one of the oldest and largest in Canada. Most of our upper-level statistical courses are accredited by the Statistical Society of Canada toward the Associate Statistician (AStat) designation. We have a high academic staff-to-student ratio, giving our students greater personal attention and more opportunities to tailor their educational experiences.

    The department is home to an immersive research environment, and in collaboration with the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) has established a Regional Research Centre for the Prairie Region: Manitoba, Saskatchewan, NWT, and Nunavut (CANSSI Prairies) at UM to further promote statistical sciences research and training, both in Canada and internationally.

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Department of Statistics
318 Machray Hall
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2 Canada

204-474-9826
Our office is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.