The department offers graduate work leading to MS and PhD degrees in Statistics. Students can concentrate on theory or applications, and programs can be tailored to emphasize such areas of interest as ecology, engineering, forestry, genetics/genomics and computational biology, mathematics, or oceanography. All students obtain experience as statistical consultants for problems in a variety of areas, including agriculture, biology, forestry, exercise physiology, and engineering. Students interested in environmental sciences have the opportunity to obtain experience both in and outside the classroom with statistical methods for environmental data.
The thesis is optional for MS and MA degrees. Statistical consulting is part of the program, enabling the student to gain a deeper appreciation of the need, power, and applicability of statistical tools through exposure to real problems.
English language requirements for international applicants to this program are the same as the standard Graduate School requirements.
Application requirements, including required documents, letters, and forms, vary by program and may not be completely represented here. The processing of your application will not be completed until these requirements have been met. Please see statistics program application instructions for specific application requirements.
This program may serve as a primary, secondary, or third field of study in a MAIS degree.
This program does not participate in the Accelerated Master's Platform (AMP)