Master of Science in the Field of Statistics

General prerequisite: coursework 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 non-thesis option—6 credits in required courses and 24 credits in elective courses. For thesis option—12 credits in required courses, including 6 credits in thesis, and 18 credits in elective courses.

Required
STAT 6201Mathematical Statistics I
STAT 6202Mathematical Statistics II
Required for students pursing the thesis option
STAT 6998Thesis Research
STAT 6999Thesis Research
Electives
For non-thesis option: 24 credits in electives, at least 18 of which must be in STAT courses. For thesis option: 18 credits in electives, at least 12 of which must be in STAT courses.
Elective courses outside statistics may be taken in related fields, such as economics, mathematics, finance, management, computer science, engineering, public health, and data science.

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

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