Careers in Statistics

Students in our graduate program gain advanced knowledge of mathematical statistics and probability; computational and applied statistics; data analysis; methods of research in statistics. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research, consulting and teaching in statistics. On this page, you will find examples of companies our alumni have worked at, PhD programs our master's students have gone to, and job titles our alumni have.

Alumni Employers 

University faculty & researcher positions
  • California State University, East Bay
  • Harvard University
  • Iowa State University
  • San Francisco State University
  • UC Davis
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • University of Maine
Biotechnology Companies
  • 23andMe
  • Bayer Crop Science
  • Eli Lilly
  • Genentech
  • Merck
  • Predicine, Inc.
Financial Institutions
  • Affirm Inc
  • Alipay
  • American Express
  • Bank of America
  • Capital One
  • Comerica Bank
  • Ernst & Young
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)
  • PayPal
  • Union Bank
  • Wells Fargo
Tech Companies
  • Adobe
  • Evernote
  • Facebook
  • FutureWei Technologies
  • Google.ai
  • Google
  • Ignition One
  • Intel
  • Kensho Technologies
  • LinkedIn
  • Oracle
  • Snapchat
  • Twitch
  • YouGov
eCommerce & Retail
  • Alibaba.com
  • AirBnB
  • Groupon
  • Houzz
  • Nike, Inc.
  • Redbubble
  • StitchFix
Insurance Companies
  • AAA
  • Allstate
  • CSAA Insurance Group
  • Delta Dental
  • Farmer's Insurance
Miscellaneous
  • California State Public Health Department
  • CalPERS
  • City of Edmonton
  • Lagunitas Brewing Company
  • Lime
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • PG&E
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
PhD Programs
  • Boston University, Biostatistics
  • Cornell University, Statistics
  • Imperial College London, Statistics
  • Iowa State University, Statistics
  • Oregon State University, Statistics
  • UC Davis, Biostatistics
  • UC Davis, Statistics
  • UC Davis, Transportation Technology and Policy
  • University of Minnesota, Statistics