Overview of Our Programs

Overview of Our Programs

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The Department of Statistics grants Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD degrees in Statistics.

The undergraduate and graduate programs allow students to participate in a field that is growing in importance and breadth of application. Understanding the natural and human worlds in the Information Age increasingly requires statistical reasoning and methods, and stochastic models are essential components of research and applications across a vast spectrum of fields.

The Department of Statistics provides students with world-class resources for study and research, including access to faculty leaders in the field, extensive computational facilities maintained by the Statistical Computing Facility, and dedicated advisors to guide you along your journey. 

Click on one of our top-rated programs below to learn more.



Learn more about our Undergraduate Program and the process of declaring the Major or Minor in Statistics


Learn more about applying to our Professional MA Program


Learn more about our applying to our PhD Program

Careers Trajectory


Employers know that Berkeley Statistics is the home of some of the world's top talent!  Whether you earn a Bachelor's, Master's or PhD degree, the skills you learn as a Berkeley Statistics student make you a desirable candidate for a wide-range of careers, both within the field of Statistics and beyond.

With the rise of Big Data, the demand for Statisticians across the globe is ever increasing.  Our alumni have gone on to work in a variety of fields such as government, banking and finance, academics, environment, biotech and medicine, insurance, and engineering and manufacturing. Starting salaries for our alumni have ranged from $60,000 to over $200,000 annually.

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I keep saying that the sexy job in the next 10 years will be statisticians. And I'm not kidding.