The Department of Applied Statistics and Operations Research at Bowling Green State University exists to support the academic mission and philosophy of the College of Business Administration and the University by:
We strive to develop a learning environment that stimulates intellectual curiosity, enhances critical thinking, develops quantitative reasoning and problem solving skills, encourages ethical behavior, develops communication skills and leadership ability. We are committed to offering programs that attract qualified students, to educating those students in both the theory and the practice of Statistics and Operations Research, graduating students who are well prepared to begin careers in Business Administration, Statistics and Operations Research and able to achieve continuous personal and professional growth through lifelong learning.
Our faculty members strive for excellence in teaching through continuous improvement of our courses and programs and by being open to new ideas in pedagogy in order to provide the best possible education to all students. Our faculty members strive to be productive researchers, particularly research of an applied nature, through collaborative research in functional areas of business and other disciplines. Our faculty members also strive to provide service to the university community, and to the professions of Statistics and Operations Research at the local, regional and national levels.
We believe that professional service or outreach is a major component of the disciplines of Statistics and Operations Research. We are committed to providing guidance and assistance to people outside our Department, College, or University who require assistance with Statistics and Operations Research.