Program Info

Program Info

The M.S. degree in Applied Statistics requires 30 hours, half of which are track specific. There are two different tracks within this degree: Statistics and Analytics. There are five required courses common to both tracks of study.

Electives may be earned in additional coursework with the approval of a faculty advisor. The program of related courses may vary from student to student and depends on the student's interests and academic background. When most of the coursework is completed, the student must pass a written comprehensive examination OR a professional exam such as the Actuarial P Exam, SAS Predictive Modeler Exam, or the ASQ Certified Quality Engineer Exam.

Facts about the Masters of Science in Applied Statistics

  • The applied statistics program began over 25 years ago.
  • The program averages 15 graduates per year.
  • The program offers graduates teaching and research assistantships with competitve stipends, including partial tuition.
  • Opened in 2015, The Marillyn A. Hewson Data Analytics Lab offers students cutting edge technology in a collaborative environment.
  • A business degree is not required to start earning your MS in Applied Statistics.