Applied Statistics

University of Kentucky

M.Sc. Online
24 months
721 USD/credit
721 USD/credit
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The Master of Applied Statistics at the University of Kentucky (M.A.S.) is designed to advance your career by training you to apply statistical analyses to a wide variety of problems.  


Designed for the working professional, this flexible, online Master of Applied Statistics at the University of Kentucky program prepares you for a career as a statistician in a wide range of industries. 

These include high tech employers like Google and Amazon, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies like Pfizer, as well as governmental agencies at the federal, state, and local level. As a graduate of this program, you will be able to:

  • Manage large data sets in statistical computing platforms, including SAS and R.
  • Design experiments and surveys to answer industry questions.
  • Provide statistical consultation on problems that require solutions using multivariate methods and computational techniques.

Programme Structure

  • Admission to the M.A.S. program requires completion of an undergraduate degree, two semesters of calculus, and one semester of general statistics. 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The University of Kentucky requires a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all applicants whose native language is not English (or who did not graduate from an accredited English-speaking College or University). 
  • The equivalent score on the computer version of the TOEFL is 213 and the internet-based test is 79.
  • Applicants may also utilize the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to satisfy the language requirement. A minimum mean band score of 6.5 is required. Submitted scores must be no more than two years old. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    721 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 721 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    721 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 721 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Applied Statistics
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