Statistics, M.Sc. | Michigan Technological University | Houghton, United States
12 months
23332 USD/year
23332 USD/year
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Overall employment of statisticians is projected to grow 33 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. With the Statistics program of Michigan Technological University you’ll be prepared to analyze society’s increasing volume of data in business, engineering, healthcare, and other fields.


What you'll work on

After gaining a broad background in statistical theory and methods, in the Statistics program of Michigan Technological University you’ll explore statistical genetics, predictive modeling, computational methods, and time series analysis. You’ll learn from esteemed faculty who use advanced statistics to discover the genetic basis of complex diseases, study economic data, and manage risk.

Where you'll work

Recent graduates have landed positions in national laboratories, academia, and private industries and rms. A few of the jobs taken by recent students earning a master’s or PhD degree include: data scientist at Monsanto; statistical programmer/analyst at Mayo Clinic; biostatistician at Marsh Field Clinic Research Foundation; assistant professor at Tulane University; and postdoctoral associates at University of Michigan and Yale University.

Who you'll work with

You’ll work in teams with your peers and faculty, using state-of-the-art software to solve authentic problems with real data. Approximately 30 faculty members in the Department of Mathematical Sciences conduct research on the best mathematical and statistical approaches to problems in a variety of areas. Both master’s and doctoral students contribute to faculty-led research projects while taking advanced coursework in statistics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Statistical Methods
  • Nonparametric Statistics
  • Computational Statistics
  • Bayesian Statistics
  • Predictive Modeling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Apply at least a semester in advance of projected admission to improve your chances of receiving funding.


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Résumé / Curriculum vitae
  • Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • GRE not required
  • TOEFL: Required Score of 79 iBT or higher
  • IELTS: Required Overall Band Score of 6.5

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Houghton

1000 - 1500 USD /month
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