Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department of Statistics was established in 1982. It started his undergraduate education in 1982-1983 academic year. About 200 students in the department; 4 professors, 6 associate professors, 1 assistant professor and 5 research assistants. The main objective of the Department of Statistics is to provide a good and balanced Statistics program for the statistician candidates who can work in many fields including university education. The aim of the program given in the Department of Statistics is; to provide students with a strong structure in the application and theory of basic statistical techniques, to develop the analytical results of the student and to educate the statisticians in the knowledge and hardware needed by private and public institutions. Nowadays, the need for up-to-date and reliable information is increasing. Therefore, the need for statistical information on the economy and culture of a society is increasing rapidly. In addition to this increasing need, gathering information in a healthy way, summarizing, providing, evaluating and interpreting forward-looking information is very important.
Today, the expression and interpretation of almost everything with numbers concerns us all. Here, the fact that statistics is a very basic tool in improving quality and efficiency. The Department of Statistics aims to educate the participants who will gather the information about the subjects that are required to be clarified correctly and will apply the existing statistical methods skillfully. In addition to providing basic theoretical and practical knowledge to students, modern computer labs are provided with multi-purpose package programs and post-university life orientation and practice. Graduates are preferably employed in research and planning, measurement and evaluation, business management, production, planning, project management, decision making units, stock exchange and banks in all private and public sectors.