The ability to understand and make inferences from various types of data is an invaluable skill in many different industries. Practicing statisticians are adept at designing experiments, studies, and surveys, and efficiently analyzing the data obtained from them. In addition to drawing meaningful insights from large pools of data, statisticians can also implement various methods for predicting outcomes based on quantitative information.
The Master of Applied Statistics – Statistical Science Specialization emphasizes practical methods in statistics, focusing on real-world applications, rather than theory. Throughout the program, you will acquire a background in applied statistical procedures, data visualization, and statistical computing, gaining the skills to practice as an applied statistician in industry or government upon graduation.
A minimum of 30 credits are required to complete this program.
Note: Prior to beginning courses in the fall semester, students are required to successfully complete the following two noncredit courses during the summer: