Admission Summer 2019 or after
Master of Science (M.S.)
The Department's primary degree is the Doctor of Philosophy, and we encourage students to complete that degree. After two years in the program, however, students may choose to earn a Master of Science degree and move into corporate, government, or industrial careers. M.S. students must complete thirty-six semester hours. Requirements include a statistics core (twelve semester hours), consulting-teaching practicum (three semester hours), and elective courses (twenty-one semester hours). Students must pass an oral examination. For the M.S.-Ph.D. Masters, students must pass an oral exam.
Curriculum - M.S. - Ph.D. Track
Statistics Core (12 hours)
- STA 5380 Methods in Statistics I
- STA 5381 Methods in Statistics II
- STA 5353 Theory of Statistics II
- STA 5383 Introduction to Multivariate Analysis
Practicum Courses (3 hours)
STA 5V85 Practice in Statistics
Elective Courses (21 hours)
The elective courses may include any approved statistics course or approved courses in mathematics (MTH), computer science (CSI), economics (ECO), quantitative business analysis (QBA), information systems (MIS), biology (BIO), or psychology (PSY). Note that STA 5V85 does not count as an elective course.