The Statistics & Data Science Interdisciplinary Program offers interdisciplinary courses of study leading to the Master of Science Statistics and Data Science at University of Arizona and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in Statistics (regular track or statistical informatics track), along with a 12-unit Graduate Certificate. A Ph.D. minor in Statistics is also available for students already registered into a Ph.D. program other than Statistics here at the UA.
The GIDP supports and encourages the central role of statistical and quantitative thinking in the biological, physical, engineering, financial, and social sciences.
Necessary training is provided for students to develop core expertise in statistical theory and methodology, and also for students who will apply their statistical knowledge in practical, transdisciplinary research; targeted subject-matter specialties include, but are not limited to biometry, bioinformatics, biostatistics, econometrics & financial statistics, educational statistics,
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- operations research & applied probability
- spatial/spatio-temporal analysis
- statistical genetics/genomics,
- stochastic modeling,
- quantitative risk assessment
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- 12 months
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- Fall: January 1, delayed applications accepted, talk to Program Coordinator for permission
- Spring: December 1 - program permission required
DisciplinesStatistics Data Science & Big Data Bioinformatics View 332 other Masters in Bioinformatics in United States
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- For admission to the M.S. Program in Statistics, applicants must have or be in the process of completing a Baccalaureate Degree, either in a mathematical field or a field that makes significant use of quantitative methods, with at least a 3.0 overall grade point average (GPA). A previous degree in Statistics or Biostatistics is useful, but not required.
- All students entering the Program are required to have a substantive background in mathematics, including at least three semesters of Calculus through multivariable/vector calculus (at the level of MATH 125, MATH 129, MATH 223), one semester of Linear Algebra (at the level of MATH 215), and experience with computer technologies.
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International20126 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 12 months.
National20126 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 12 months.
In-State11938 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5969 USD per semester during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.