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Master of Science in Statistics

Master of Science in Statistics

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The goal of the master's degree program in statistics is to provide students with a sound foundation in probability, mathematical statistics, and statistical methodology. The student may emphasize either theoretical or applied material. The program is available under either Plan A (with thesis) or Plan B (without thesis). The program is available under either Plan A (with thesis) or Plan B (without thesis). An academic advisor coordinates the student's program of study, which must be approved by the chairperson of the department. The student must complete at least 30 credits in courses in the Department of Statistics and Probability, or in a related field including: a. All of the following courses (12 credits): STT 861 Theory of Probability and Statistics I STT 862 Theory of Probability and Statistics II STT 863 Applied Statistics Methods I STT 864 Applied Statistics Methods II b. Nine additional credits in STT courses at the 800-level or above as approved by the student’s academic advisor. At least 4 credits must be in STT 899 Master’s Thesis Research. c. Nine additional credits in STT courses or courses in related fields as approved by the student’s academic advisor. d. Completion of an oral examination in defense of the thesis, final examination or evaluation.

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