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Master and PhD in Statistics. Distance learning programs. Statistics career resources and job postings.

  1. Demography

    Hey folks, I want to continue my studies in statistics after I finish my M.S. next year, and one topic that has always been of interest to me is...

    Started by seanw‎, 01-20-2015 09:54 AM
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  2. How is the MS in Statistics at Texas A&M?

    Hello, I have recently applied to the Online Master in Statistics offered by Texas A&M. While I'm still waiting to hear about my application, I...

    Started by pollel‎, 12-18-2014 07:22 AM
    education, online statistics course
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  3. Using a grad class as a prereq for stat/biostat MS in a unique situation.

    Hello all, I guess I'll begin with my goal: to obtain an MS in stat/biostats in order to change careers. I do not intend to pursue education...

    Started by DoIhaveashot?‎, 12-19-2014 08:49 AM
    biostatistics, grad school, school admission
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  4. SAGE Publishing video. Real or Fake email?

    hello. today i received this email (supposedly from SAGE publishing) about an article i submitted and got published during the summer. i dunno what...

    Started by spunky‎, 12-02-2014 07:37 PM
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  5. Want a Post Doc?

    Hi Folks, We have several post doc positions available at the moment...

    Started by Lazar‎, 12-01-2014 10:59 PM
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  6. Poll Poll: what did you learn first: ANOVA or Regression?

    for didactic purposes i wanted to see in which order were people taught these methods. within the social sciences its customary to teach ANOVA...

    Started by spunky‎, 12-01-2014 08:39 PM
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  7. Msc in statistics are those routes so much different?

    hi next year i am applying for a master in statistics and i have to declare the route i am going (both from same department) my first degree is...

    Started by vasilist‎, 11-10-2014 02:10 PM
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  8. Mentorship

    Recently managed to get onto a stats MSc but finding the course very hard. Part of the problem is my educational background is chequered at best,...

    Started by Prometheus‎, 01-20-2014 07:55 AM
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  9. Career Inquiry

    I am going to sound very ignorant and noobish but... If one finds a few undergraduate intro stats books to be very enjoyable and exciting, is that...

    Started by StilloftheNight‎, 11-06-2014 12:25 AM
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  10. Online introductory statistics and EXCEL-stats course

    Hello, I am teaching basic introductory statistics courses online. They are designed to help every student succeed in a first college course in...

    Started by dcasmr‎, 11-02-2014 03:34 PM
    online statistics course, statistics course online
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  11. Education industry statisticians

    I work as a teacher in a junior high school in my country. I intend running data analysis on the activities of the school where it concerns education...

    Started by emekadavid‎, 11-01-2014 06:13 PM
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  12. Could you please suggest a newbie about publishing Statistics related papers?

    Hello, I am quite new in writing and publishing papers. I have written a few papers, not that tough ones statistically, may be, but well written with...

    Started by Blain Waan‎, 10-23-2014 01:41 PM
    journal, paper, statisics
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  13. When would you say a career in stats is for you?

    Is enjoying undergraduate statistics courses enough, or far from the "real deal"? What are the most important qualities would you say are needed?...

    Started by StilloftheNight‎, 10-22-2014 07:49 PM
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  14. Career switch from business to statistics

    I am a business undergrad with marketing major from a South Asian country. I want to switch my career to statistics. I have done only Stat 1, Stat 2...

    Started by sanjanazerin‎, 10-21-2014 05:39 PM
    grad school, stat ma
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  15. if you wanna work for Google you better know... MATLAB? WTF?!

    a friend of mine forwarded this article to me: http://www.businessinsider.com/matlab-software-skills-needed-for-jobs-at-google-2014-10 which...

    Started by spunky‎, 10-20-2014 05:15 AM
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  16. Graduate certificate in biostatistics...worth it?

    Hello everyone glad to be on this forum. I am masters student, currently studying health sciences. Although the program's name is health...

    Started by piersamp8‎, 08-16-2014 12:12 AM
    advice, biostatistics, career
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  17. Big Data Analytics Consulting

    Hi everyone!! I am new to these forums, glad to be here in the Statistics community! So me and a friend of mine are planning to create a Data...

    Started by RussianMike‎, 06-30-2013 06:55 PM
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  18. Question How can I convert PDF files to ePub format?

    hi,I 'm a student of a college,There is a problem bothering me for a long time. I have a CD of PDF files, is there a way I can convert them to ePub...

    Started by cuckoo‎, 08-09-2011 03:04 AM
    convert,pdf,files, epub
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  19. Career crossroads

    Hello everyone, I was wondering if anyone could offer me some advice. I'm kind of in limbo as to what to do career-wise. A little background...

    Started by ssr‎, 01-28-2014 03:34 PM
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    09-15-2014, 05:40 PM Go to last post
  20. Thumbs up Job Opportunity - Analyst - London - Charity sector

    Barnardo's is looking for a qualified Statistician (or other numerate background such as Economics or Operational Research) to join our Strategy...

    Started by Barnardo's Analysis‎, 08-29-2014 06:10 AM
    analysis, analyst, charity, job, jobs
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  21. statistics.com PASS certificates?

    Hello everyone, glad to be part of this community! :wave: My background is in math and I am currently doing a post-doc in healthcare related...

    Started by weatherman‎, 08-20-2014 07:12 AM
    biostatistics, certificate, pass, statistics.com
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    08-21-2014, 05:55 PM Go to last post
  22. Statisticians urgently needed in an investment bank in Florida

    We are hiring model validation analysts in our Florida office. The new hire will work on various financial models in our investment bank division....

    Started by swing‎, 07-27-2014 12:02 PM
    financial modeling, investment bank, model validation, statistcian
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  23. Career change from signal processing to statistics

    Hope some of you can offer some advice here. I have a Ph.D. in statistical signal processing (part of electrical engineering) and I've worked for...

    Started by sp_guy‎, 07-23-2014 10:00 PM
    career, machine learning
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  24. Career as statistician vs software engineer?

    I graduated with a physics and math BS but I'm now considering a career in statistics/data science. I took 2 courses in probability theory and...

    Started by e15‎, 07-21-2014 05:05 AM
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  25. Environmental statistics careers? Advice?

    Hi all, I'm an undergraduate statistics major strongly considering a career in statistics, particularly with application to environmental problems....

    Started by robbiethecarl‎, 07-20-2014 02:15 PM
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  26. University of Toronto statistics program

    Hi, I'm currently a first-year mathematics specialist at the University of Toronto and I've recently discovered statistics. If I wanted to study the...

    Started by euthy‎, 10-10-2009 02:30 PM
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  27. Case studies for loyalty management (insight extraction)

    Hi all, I have just been called for an interview with a loyalty management company. I have been told that my data mining skills will be assessed...

    Started by info_seekeR‎, 03-05-2014 06:03 AM
    case studies, customer analytics, data analysis, insight analysis, loyalty management
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  28. Sports Statisticians

    Hi, I'm on the verge of graduating university and I wish to apply for job that involves the analysis of sports data. After browsing on the internet...

    Started by chrishello‎, 06-19-2014 06:41 AM
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  29. Which software should I learn to make an online dashboard?

    At my work, I made an interactive dashboard in Excel, which I weekly use to generate graphs/reports. Generating and exporting the graphs cost me a...

    Started by surveyman‎, 07-05-2014 11:39 AM
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    07-08-2014, 11:33 AM Go to last post
  30. Best programming languages for a statistician to know?

    Hello all, I am contemplating branching out and learning a small handful of programming languages to supplement the M.S. in statistics I am...

    Started by swisnieski‎, 06-04-2014 11:25 AM
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  31. Describe your biostatistics career

    Hi there, I'd really like to get a better idea of the breadth of careers available to biostatistics PhDs. I have personal messaged with 1 or 2...

    Started by bruin‎, 06-25-2014 02:34 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-30-2014, 01:53 AM Go to last post
  32. Course selection for probability research

    I'm a prospective graduate student interested in probability research. I'm more interested in applied probability theory, with applications to...

    Started by SchrodingersLion‎, 06-27-2014 05:23 PM
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  33. Theoretical Dissertation Direction/Resources (need structure)

    For many stats based people a theoretical dissertation (e.g., proposing a new methodology) is common. In my institution's department (and field for...

    Started by trinker‎, 06-16-2014 02:56 PM
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  34. Best concentration for M.S. in statistics?

    Hello all, I recently began coursework on my M.S. in statistics degree. At my university, there are multiple concentrations available for each...

    Started by swisnieski‎, 06-04-2014 11:22 AM
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  35. Simple beginning statistics help + offer

    Hey guys I'm new to this site and need of some desperate help. I'm currently in Intro Statistics at my current educational establishment. It's an...

    Started by statsattack‎, 06-03-2014 12:28 PM
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  36. how hot are post-docs nowadays?

    this came out from a 3-way conversation i had last week with two friends. so soon-to-be-PhD-graduate (person A) asked the opinion of person B and...

    Started by spunky‎, 04-29-2014 03:37 PM
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  37. can i become statistician with a master in statistics? (different background)

    hello long story short i am in europe studying finance will a master in statistics help me cover everything i lack from undergraduate so i...

    Started by vasilist‎, 04-10-2014 02:22 PM
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  38. New member here. Any recs for a 1-2 college unit online statistics course?

    Thanks for having me. I have five units of statistics (4 Intro to Probability & Statistics, 1 SAS Programming) and am looking for an online course...

    Started by j_jane‎, 03-28-2014 11:57 PM
    1 unit, 2 units, class, online, quickly
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  39. Paid Internship -- Research/Stats/R Development -- London -- Starting ASAP

    Aspinalls Group ------------------- Aspinalls is a specialist financial planning practice committed to providing highly personalised service to...

    Started by jdbutters‎, 03-05-2014 06:24 AM
    internship, job, london
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    03-11-2014, 01:13 PM Go to last post
  40. Cool Job posting

    Its been a while since I posted to talk stats, if anyone is interested in the below job description let me know. requires MS degree, essentially...

    Started by fed1‎, 01-26-2013 11:33 AM
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    03-05-2014, 04:35 AM Go to last post
  41. Quantitative Psych - finding a "substantive" area of interest.

    I have a question for any Quantitative Psychology people here. Which "substantive" fields of psychology has your PhD research and/or career...

    Started by bruin‎, 02-17-2014 04:31 AM
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    02-21-2014, 01:11 AM Go to last post
  42. Scholarship Offer

    I have a scholarship for a PhD position at the newly created Institute for Positive Psychology and Education at Australian Catholic University....

    Started by Lazar‎, 02-20-2014 12:57 AM
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  43. Stats for finance

    I am increasingly involved in doing analysis for budgets and productivity in an employment field (we find people jobs, but funding is drying up). I...

    Started by noetsi‎, 02-17-2014 10:07 AM
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  44. Giant project - Need tips

    Hello, Before I came to your forum, I had researched a lot on solution I am having issue to solve. So decided to register here and perhaps someone...

    Started by twoafterone‎, 01-22-2014 04:35 AM
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  45. Becoming a Statistician - What to master, R, SAS, or SQL?

    Hi, I'm new to the forum! I hold a M.S. in Pure Math and I have been working as a community college instructor for a few years. I recently...

    Started by tttcomrader‎, 01-30-2014 02:44 AM
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    02-08-2014, 09:16 PM Go to last post
  46. Got a job as marketing analyst

    I've just accepted a position as a marketing analyst at Ellos (a Swedish e-commerce company). My main responsibilities will be to model customer...

    Started by Englund‎, 01-06-2014 03:50 PM
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    02-08-2014, 05:42 PM Go to last post
  47. Tamhane's T2 verses Dunnett's C and T3 Post Hoc test

    I have been working really hard to find the answer to this question, but the statistical references I have read all say they won't go into detail...

    Started by Kristina‎, 01-31-2014 01:37 PM
    anova ecology biology, dunnett's c and t3, post hoc, tamhane's t2
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  48. Is Topology relevant for probability?

    It is safe to say that if you want a deep understanding of probability you should take measure theory. But will topology be relevant for...

    Started by Tarly‎, 01-30-2014 08:16 AM
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  49. Data integration or Business analytics

    Hi all, I have learned Base SAS and currently learning BI course from SAS authorized center (soon also learn macro & advanced sas). I have a...

    Started by abhijeet‎, 10-20-2011 12:54 AM
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    01-23-2014, 05:04 AM Go to last post
  50. Not Another Online Applied Stats MS Thread!

    I got a BA in psychology with an eye on research. Ended up enjoying only the statistics aspects of my research. I took Calc I, II and intro to Linear...

    Started by stats online ms‎, 12-30-2013 02:24 PM
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    01-06-2014, 03:27 PM Go to last post
  51. Preparing CV/Resume

    I asked a question about preparing a CV here and Bryan Goodrich asked in the chat box. I thought it would be good to have a broader question on...

    Started by trinker‎, 02-27-2013 09:25 AM
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  52. Which school for MS in Statistics?

    I got accepted to both San Jose State University and CSU East bay for the Statistics master program..but I can't decide which school is better or has...

    Started by Bdgradstudent‎, 11-18-2013 04:49 AM
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    11-18-2013, 04:23 PM Go to last post
  53. Online Masters Degrees

    As some of you know, I've been looking at online programs. Really, it was just a curiosity, especially with regards GIS. Those programs aren't...

    Started by bryangoodrich‎, 02-23-2012 01:44 PM
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    10-30-2013, 09:25 AM Go to last post
  54. Fresh STAT. Master looking for STAT related jobs.

    Hello everyone, I am a fresh STAT. Master looking for job. will graduate in December this year,F1 +opt. Skills: a) Having fair experience in...

    Started by daiwangster2013‎, 10-08-2013 10:02 PM
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  55. How do i know how many student took at least one test of the total four tests?

    Hello everyone, im new here this is my first post , hopefully i can explain my self well cuz my English is not that good. so my problem is that i...

    Started by umlatoof‎, 10-08-2013 06:33 AM
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  56. birthdays problem resources

    hello I do not work in a university and Im a simple lover in statistics I am collecting resources with subject related to von mises birthdays...

    Started by bambata‎, 10-06-2013 07:56 AM
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  57. Career advice

    I'm a student in environmental science. 3 classes away from M.S. degree. I took a post grad stats course and have since been filling my electives...

    Started by EnviroNova‎, 09-22-2013 09:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-22-2013, 09:09 AM Go to last post
  58. biostatistics-biometrics-bionformatics

    hi , I graduated from department of statistics in Greece and i am looking for a master in statistics.The field that i am interested in, is...

    Started by johnzav‎, 09-13-2013 07:21 AM
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    09-14-2013, 08:21 AM Go to last post
  59. switching to statistics for master and phd?

    hello! i live in europe (and will stay here) studying accounting and finance i was thinking to pursue a master and if i am good a phd in stats i...

    Started by vasilist‎, 09-01-2013 06:55 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-03-2013, 08:32 AM Go to last post
  60. Assistantships for Masters student?

    Hello all, I've recently decided to pursue a master's in Statistics instead of a career as an actuary. My ultimate goal is to end up working in...

    Started by khebert‎, 08-19-2013 07:32 PM
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    08-19-2013, 07:32 PM Go to last post

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