The Master of Science in Applied Statistics is designed to meet the increasing demand for trained professionals who understand the nature of designing experiments, making predictions and forecasts and analyzing large complex datasets. Graduates of this program will be trained in a broad range of statistical methods and applied statistical analysis software to enhance their job opportunities or pursue a Ph.D. in Statistics.

Admissions Requirements

Must complete university-wide graduate admission requirements in addition to the following.

  • A completed application form
  • A statement of academic and personal goals
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Official Graduate Record Examination scores (GRE) (no more than five years old)
  • Three semesters of calculus and a course in linear algebra are required for unconditional admission
  • A current resume with employment or other experience (optional)
  • Letters of reference (optional)

Department of Management Science & StatisticsGraduate Studies


  • Introduction to Statistical Inference
  • Applied Statistics
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Advanced Programming and Data Management in SAS
  • Advanced Statistical Programming Using SAS Software

Median Salary For Applied Statistics Graduates: $75,742