MS in Statistical Practice
The Master of Science in Statistical Practice is designed for students who want to acquire fundamental training in statistics and how it is applied in fields like economics, education, law, management, science, and social science, to real-world problems. It is suitable for students with backgrounds in fields like biology, bioinformatics, economics, management, neuroscience, psychology, and various areas of engineering.
In order to complete the Master of Science in Statistical Practice, students must successfully complete eight one-semester courses (32 credits). The specific course requirements are as follows:
- GRS MA 675: Statistics Practicum 1
- GRS MA 676: Statistics Practicum 2
- GRS MA 681: Accelerated Introduction to Statistical Methods for Quantitative Research
- CAS MA 684: Applied Multiple Regression & Multivariable Methods
- CAS MA 685: Advanced Topics in Applied Statistical Analysis
- 1 Statistics elective at the level of 500 or above
- 1 Two-semester elective sequence from statistics or a complementary discipline, which must be chosen from the approved list
There is no foreign language requirement for this degree.
In addition to the course requirements above, students must successfully complete a final report about the consulting work that they have carried out as a central component of the Statistics Practicum course, GRS MA 675-676.