Master Online

Applied Statistics, Analytics and Data Science

12 months
700 USD/credit 21000 USD/year
700 USD/credit 21000 USD/year
700 USD/credit 21000 USD/year
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University of Kansas’s Applied Statistics, Analytics and Data Science graduate programs are designed for students who want to enter or advance in the in-demand field of data and statistics. 


What is Applied Statistics?

Applied Statistics, Analytics and Data Science involves interpreting data to determine needs, trends and probabilities across many industries. Any field that involves analyzing data-based findings or results needs trained data analysts, scientists and statisticians to interpret and report information.

A data analyst, scientist or statistician’s responsibilities may include:

  • Interpreting performance data for new products or technologies
  • Analyzing demographic data for a political or marketing campaign
  • Contributing to health care research
  • Reporting results from scientific lab or field work

What industries need data analysts?

Data analytics, statistics professionals and data scientists work in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, public policy, environmental science, business and public relations. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in statistics-related fields, including data analytics, are projected to grow 33 percent by 2026, compared to an overall projected occupational growth of 7.4 percent.

University of Kansas offers a degree option and certificate options for applied statistics, analytics and data science graduate programs. Students in the Master of Science can choose an emphasis in Statistics, Analytics or Data Science.

Programme Structure


  • Professionalism, Ethics and Leadership in the Statistical Sciences
  • Categorical Data Analysis
  • Linear Regression
  • Multivariate Statistics
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Experimental Design

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application: (Applicants will need to designate three recommenders.)
  • Official transcript(s) 
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better. Applicants who do not meet this threshold may be admitted under provisional status
  • B average or higher in Calculus I and II courses (i.e. single variable differentiation and integration or equivalent) or STAT 655
  • Completion of any computer programming language course or demonstration of mastery via credentials or work experience
  • GRE preferred but not required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    21000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    21000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 12 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.

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