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Departmental Board

The Departmental Board is made up of all lecturers in the Department with the Head of Department as the Chairman. The Departmental Board organizes and controls the teaching of all courses in the Department and the examination held in those courses.

Brief Profile

The Department of Statistics at Nasarawa State University, Keffi strives to give to the students a high-quality education. The department offers BSc. degree Statistics. The different areas in Statistics further provide concentration in sub-areas that students may choose from depending on their interest. The department serves the needs of the students throughout Nigeria by offering programmes that prepare them with applied knowledge and practical skills in Statistics. It also promote critical thinking, creative problem solving and helps them develop effective communication and entrepreneurial skills.


As part of this mission, the lecturers engage in applied, integrative, collaborative and pedagogical scholarship.


Statistics,of course is at the core of humanities, science and the bedrock of scientific development. The BSc. degree programme in Statistics is designed with core courses provide breadth and depth in the field together with well-structured applied component. The programme includes courses in mathematics, physics, computer science as well as general education requirement in the humanities with core statistics courses that provide depth and breadth in the field. The programme has a large applied component in areas such as the industry.


Core courses for the BSc programme in Statistics include Operations research, Descriptive Statistics, Inference Theory, Probability, Econometrics, Biometrics, Demography, Regression Analysis, Bayesian Theory, Statistical Quality control, Biostatistics, Statistical inference etc. The programme has a large applied component.


  • B.Sc Statistics
  • PGD Statistics
  • MSc Statistics
  • MPhil/PhD Statistics
  • PhD Statistics