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M.Sc. On Campus

Statistics

Arizona State University

24 months
Duration
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
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About

The Statistics MSc degree offered at Arizona State University is highly interdisciplinary and draws faculty research and teaching interests from various academic units. The program is highly flexible and can be tailored to reflect individual needs and goals.

Overview

Data has been described as the world’s most valuable resource. Statisticians are key in interpreting data to guide critical decisions and direct new areas of inquiry in science, business, policy and government.

The Statistics MSc program from Arizona State University prepares students for either a research-oriented or a practice-oriented career, and balances both the theoretical and applied aspects of the discipline. Graduates understand the theory that is fundamental to the proper use of statistics, are knowledgeable about the tools of applied statistics and are familiar with computer software packages available for doing statistical computations. In addition, students interested in research in statistics can obtain the background needed to begin a doctoral program.

Career Opportunities

Statistical analysis and data mining have been identified as two of the most desirable skills in today's job market. For students pursuing a master's degree in statistics, that means a broad variety of career opportunities available in fields as diverse as business, finance, engineering, technology, education, marketing, government and other areas of the economy.

These are just a few of the top career opportunities for graduates who hold a Master of Science in statistics:

  • actuary
  • business consultant or analyst
  • data scientist
  • financial analyst
  • market research analyst
  • software engineer
  • statistician

This program also provides preparation for students interested in doctoral study and a faculty-track academic career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory of Statistics: Distribution Theory
  • Theory of Statistics: Inference
  • Theory of Statistical Linear Models
  • Applied Regression Analysis 
  • Applied Analysis of Variance
  • Regression Analysis
  • Design Engineering Experiments

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in mathematics, statistics or a closely related area from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • statement of education and career goals
  • GRE (general) scores
  • three letters of recommendation
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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