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Ph.D. in Statistics -- A #1 Career Choice!

According to Fortune Magazine, the best graduate degree overall is a Ph.D. in statistics!

Fortune Magazine listed the best graduate degrees (based on job growth, median salary, and job satisfaction).  The best graduate degree overall was a Ph.D. in statistics!  A master's in statistics was also in the top 10.  Read the article, and then visit our Graduate Programs page to see how you can apply to graduate school in statistics here at USC!