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Statistical Data Science

San Francisco State University

12 months
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8874 USD/year
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About

The Statistical Data Science program of San Francisco State University delivers a comprehensive curriculum in the fields of statistics and data science to prepare students with diverse backgrounds (including statistics, mathematics, computer science, engineering, and other quantitative fields) for the data science workforce or a doctoral program.

Overview

The Statistical Data Science program of San Francisco State University emphasizes the following aspects. First, students will be trained in depth in modern statistical and machine learning techniques in addition to the classical statistics theory and applications. Second, they will learn and polish computational skills for various types of data sets including large-scale data ubiquitous in business, technology, and science. Third, these two aspects of the program is built on a solid foundation of statistics theory and understanding of mathematical principles behind techniques and algorithms; this blend is crucial for success in industrial and academic careers in the rapidly changing big data era. Finally, the program has built-in flexibility for different backgrounds and career plans through various electives.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Apply statistical knowledge and computational skills to formulate problems, plan data collection, and analyze data to provide insight
  • Build and assess statistical and machine learning models, and employ a variety of formal inference procedures
  • Use mathematics to understand the underlying structure of common models used in statistical and machine learning
  • Prepare data for use with a variety of statistical methods and models, and recognize how the quality of data and data collection affect conclusions
  • Communicate effectively to a variety of audiences using oral, written, and visual modes

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Probability Models
  • Theory and Applications of Statistical and Machine Learning
  • Multivariate Statistical Methods
  • Computational Statistics
  • Analyzing DNA Topology with Math and Computational Methods
  • Measure and Integration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
6.5
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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.
80

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
3

English requirements

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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold the equivalent of a U.S. Bachelor's degree
  • Have the equivalent of a U.S. 3.0 GPA or "B" average
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8874 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8874 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    8874 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8874 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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.

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