The UCF Department of Statistics & Data Science acquaints students with in the methods of collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation and organization of data and the use of complex data in many different applications. The department offers two undergraduate degrees, one in statistics and one in actuarial science; an M.S. degree with two tracks in data mining and statistical computing; and SAS certificate program and a Ph.D. degree in big data analytics.
Big Data Analytics Ph.D. Program
The first Ph.D. of its kind in the state of Florida and only one of a few across the globe.
The field of big data has recently exploded. There is an ever-increasing need for industry professionals that can interpret data to help companies make business decisions.
The Big Data Analytics Ph.D. program aims to train students and researchers to analyze massive data and uncover hidden patterns, actionable associations and other useful information for better decision making.More Information
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