1) You love making sense out of data
Data is essential for decision making in all areas of society, and you want to collect it, analyze and extract information from it, and communicate the meaning garnered from it to others. Statistics lives at the core of scientific reasoning, discovery and development and is the expertise that should shape public policy and business decisions.
2) You want a program that is well-recognized and trusted
The Department of Statistics at the University of Manitoba is one of the oldest and largest in Canada. Most of our upper level statistical courses are accredited by the Statistical Society of Canada toward the Associate Statistician (A.Stat.) designation.