12 months
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33928 USD/year
33928 USD/year
12688 USD/year
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About

The Statistics MSc program offered at University of South Carolina is designed to give a broad coverage of both statistical theory and application, with the flexibility to address your particular interests. Our M.S. graduates pursue their futures either directly in government, business, or industry, or go on to pursue a doctorate in statistics or another quantitative field. 

Overview

Learning Outcomes - Statistics MSc program at University of South Carolina

  • The M.S. recipient should have solid knowledge of the standard methods of statistical data analysis, including their implementation in standard statistical packages.
  • The M.S. recipient should have solid knowledge of the foundational results of mathematical statistics at the level needed to utilize the standard statistical texts and applied journals. 
  • The M.S. recipient should have the ability to apply their statistical knowledge to substantial problems that extend beyond their course work.
  • The M.S. recipient should have the ability to successfully communicate their statistical knowledge to statisticians and statistical consumers.

Careers

Statisticians are among the fastest growing jobs in the country. Our department offers two paths to a statistics degree: a general major in statistics and a concentration in actuarial science. Both degrees reflect a balance of training in applied statistical methods, statistical computing and statistical theory. The actuarial concentration includes a minor in risk management and insurance, and is designed to prepare students for the early actuarial exams.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Analysis
  • Mathematical Statistics 
  • Linear Statistical Models
  • Statistical Consulting 
  • Seminar in Statistical Consulting
  • Practicum in Statistical Consulting

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

35 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • Official GRE Score
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33928 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    33928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33928 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12688 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Columbia

999 - 1508 USD /month
Living costs

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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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