Course Requirements

The Master of Arts program in Statistics requires 32 credit hours.

Required courses:

MATH 528 - Regression and Time Series Models  (3)
MATH 620 - Probability and Random Variables  (4)
MATH 621 - Theory of Statistics (4)
MATH 624 - Introduction to Statistical Learning  (3)
MATH 627 - Generalized Linear Models with Applications  (3)
MATH 628 - Computational Methods in Statistics (3)
MATH 689 - Research Methods in Mathematics and Statistics (3)

An additional 9 credit hours from:

MATH 522 - Theory of Sampling and Surveys (3)
MATH 523 - Environmental Statistics (3)
MATH 529 - Analysis of Variance in Experimental Design Models (3)
MATH 626 - Stochastic Processes (3)
MATH 675 - Measure Theory and Integration (3)

The Master of Science program in Statistics requires 32 credit hours.

Required Courses:

MATH 528 - Regression and Time Series Models  (3)
MATH 620 - Probability and Random Variables  (4)
MATH 621 - Theory of Statistics (4)
MATH 624 - Introduction to Statistical Learning  (3)
MATH 627 - Generalized Linear Models with Applications  (3)
MATH 628 - Computational Methods in Statistics (3)
THES 698 - Thesis (1-6)*

*Students must get approval before registering for THES 698. In order for THES 698 to count toward the degree, all 6 hours must be completed (but not necessarily in one semester).

An additional 6 credit hours from:

MATH 522 - Theory of Sampling and Surveys (3)
MATH 523 - Environmental Statistics (3)
MATH 529 - Analysis of Variance in Experimental Design Models (3)
MATH 626 - Stochastic Processes (3)
MATH 675 - Measure Theory and Integration (3)

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For course descriptions and prerequisites, please see the Mathematical Sciences section of the current Graduate Course Catalog.

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