Applied Statistics, M.S.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a Master of Science degree with a major in Applied Statistics. The Applied Statistics graduate program is designed to provide students with excellent data analytics training and problem-solving skills for employment in various settings such as the health and insurance sectors, government agencies, and business entities.
Applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree in math, statistics, or related quantitative field from an accredited college or university or appropriately evaluated credentials for non-U.S. institutions. An undergraduate minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for international applicants.
Degree Program Requirements
Required: 30 credit hours
|Required Courses (15 credits)|
|STA 631||Introduction to Probability||3|
|STA 632||Introduction to Mathematical Statistics||3|
|STA 640||SAS System for Statistical Analysis||1|
|STA 661||Advanced Statistics in the Behavioral and Biological Sciences I||3|
|STA 662||Advanced Statistics in the Behavioral and Biological Sciences II||3|
|STA 668||Consulting Experience *||2|
|Elective Courses (12 credits)|
|Select 12 credits of electives from 600- and 700-level STA courses **||12|
|Capstone Experience (3 credits)|
|STA 698||Project in Statistics||3|
|Total Credit Hours||30|
A total of 2 credits in STA 668 is required.
Up to 6 credits may be selected from graduate courses in other departments, including: