Master of Science in the Field of Statistics

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

General prerequisite: course work in multivariate calculus, matrix theory, and at least two undergraduate statistics courses.

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.

30 credits. For the non-thesis option—6 credits in required courses and 24 credits in elective courses; thesis option—6 credits in required courses, 18 credits in elective courses, and 6 credits of thesis.

Required
STAT 6201Mathematical Statistics I
STAT 6202Mathematical Statistics II
Required for students pursing the thesis option
STAT 6998Thesis Research
STAT 6999Thesis Research
Electives
24 credits for non-thesis option, 18 credits for thesis option
Elective courses may be taken in related fields, such as economics, mathematics, finance, management, computer science, engineering, public health, and data science. All electives are selected in consultation with the advisor.

 *Students must have departmental approval in order to pursue the thesis option.