Â Department of Statistics at College of Natural and Computational Sciences of Mekelle University was established in September 2010, with B.Sc. degree program. Initially, it began its activities with small intake capacity, about 50 students allotted by Ministry of Education (MOE) and currently, there are about 120 students from undergraduate programs attending their schools at the department. In the ensuing years focused mainly on developing its human capacity and has already gained a good ground with this regard. Having attained a level of human resources that could sustain almost all of its functional academic units, the department has now turned its focus towards improving the quality of its education and the diversity of its community services.
Vision and MissionÂ
In line with the vision of the Mekelle University, the department of statistics envisions to become the leading center of excellence in Ethiopia for statistical education, researches and softwaretrainings. More explicitly, the department is mobilized to address the following:-
To train middle and high level statisticians who can serve in collecting, processing and analyzing statistical data;
To train middle level statisticians who can assist in statistical research undertakings and provision of statistical services.
To produce middle level statisticians who can manage and supervise the activities of statistical units or offices at both government and nongovernmental organizations;
To produce potential candidates for graduate studies so as to meet the demand for high level statisticians who can teach and conduct research at Higher Education Institution (HEIs), and other research and training centers.
To make a premier department in providing up-to-date education in the field at the undergraduate levels,
To make a key contact point for consultative advice by local, national and regional users of statistical methodologies, etc
Department of statistics
College of natural and computational sciences
Â Mekelle University
Â Mekelle, Ethiopia.