This 33-credit hour program will provide you with knowledge of a broad range of applied statistical methods and computational tools.
Designed to meet the increasing demand for trained data scientists, coursework includes instruction in designing experiments, statistical modeling, making predictions and forecasts, and analyzing complex data sets commonly encountered in various areas of scientific study.
Statisticians are needed in such areas as biomedical fields and bioinformatics to address drug development and health related issues, in data analytics to address marketing and sales, in statistical research to predictive modeling and forecasting and in environmental studies to address pollution and contamination. They are also needed to analyze big data encountered in internet traffic, fraud detection, cyber security and national defense. Statisticians are employed by such industries as banking, insurance, investment, health, pharmaceutical industry, finance, manufacturing and service.
Become a next generation data scientist by earning a UTSA Master of Science in Statistics and Data Science degree from our top-ranked business school in San Antonio, Texas.
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