Dr. Phil Young

Senior Assistant Clinical Professor at Baylor University

phil young

"Make sure that the job that you want is one that will enjoy doing."

Degrees Held:

  • PhD in Statistics – Baylor University, 2009
  • MS in Statistics – Baylor University, 2008
  • BS – Baylor University, 2005

In which online degree program do you teach?


Career Highlights:

  • Internship at the Food & Drug Administration, 2011
  • Published in Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Sankhya: Series A, and the Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation
  • Which classes do you teach online?

    QBA 5302 Statistics.

  • What do students learn in this class? What is the expected outcome?

    Students will learn the terminology in statistics, the notation that is widely used and how to perform a wide variety of statistical tests.

  • What advice would you give to prospective online students?

    Make sure that the job that you want is one that will enjoy doing.

  • What qualities make someone particularly successful in the business world?

    In the business world, it’s important to work hard and know how to code using a software programming language such as STATA, R, or SAS.

  • When did you start teaching?

    I started teaching in 2005.

  • What is the one book you think everyone should read?

    “How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking” by Jordan Ellenberg

  • Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students might not know about you.

    I got married this past summer!

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