Our mission is to:

  • ensure that all students who take STA courses become intelligent users of statistical information;
  • educate and prepare undergraduate students in our programs for employment and/or graduate study;
  • extend the statistical expertise of our graduate students so they are prepared for employment or doctoral study;
  • advance the knowledge base in the statistical sciences by adapting, extending, and enhancing current methodology as well as by developing new statistical methodology and applications;
  • ensure that high quality and appropriate statistical methodology is used by fellow researchers at Miami University;
  • contribute to the ongoing operation of the University at the Departmental, Divisional, and University levels by being valuable members of the University community; and
  • contribute to the community of professional statisticians by engagement with the life and activities of professional statistical societies.