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No matter what your field—marketing, law, education, agriculture, health and medicine, government, finance, engineering, economics, natural science, or politics—information is the key competitive advantage. Data is ubiquitous and free. What is scarce and valuable is the ability to utilize data resources to produce and communicate information through analysis, visualization, and the construction of statistically valid models.

The Master of Science in Statistical Practice program is specifically designed to produce data science professionals.

Build a solid foundation

In MSSP courses, you will use the latest software tools and data analysis techniques to learn how statistical theory is applied in practice.

What you’ll learn

Gain practitioner insight

Throughout the program you will be exposed to faculty, staff, and visiting practitioners who will share their experiences in statistical practice today.

Who you’ll meet

Learn through guided practice

In the MSSP Practicum, you will have multiple opportunities to gain application experience through case studies and hands-on consulting projects.

Where you’ll go next

Don’t delay—apply by February 15, 2018 for priority consideration for next year’s program.

Apply now

Couldn’t apply by our February 15th priority deadline? We’re currently accepting applications on a rolling basis until further notice. Please reach out to mssp@bu.edu to inquire about applying for the program after May 30th.