12 months
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740 USD/credit 26640 USD/year
740 USD/credit 26640 USD/year
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Applied Statistics at Grand Valley State University is a practical, hands-on program that provides a comprehensive set of applied statistical techniques, which allows students to succeed as applied statisticians in academia and industry.

Overview

The Master of Science in Applied Statistics at Grand Valley State University is a Professional Science Master's program that allows students to combine strong communication skills with an ability to interpret and present statistical findings. The curriculum emphasizes practical experience and statistical applications, so students are ready to make an immediate impact on the applied statistics industry.

Prerequisites

Good performance in undergraduate statistics will strengthen an application. This coursework should include SAS and be equivalent to STA 216 at GVSU. Completion of this course and other statistics courses is recommended either concurrent with an application or later. Some other programming language experience is advantageous as part of an application (R, Python etc.) but it is not required. Quantitative/data-oriented work experience would also be considered relevant but is not required.

Why Study Applied Statistics at Grand Valley?

  • The program offers a comprehensive curriculum in applied statistics at the graduate level, providing experience in a greater variety of applied statistical techniques.
  • Statisticians are in high demand across a variety of industries: retail, manufacturing, health care, and academia.
  • Internships provide valuable, hands-on industry experience sought by employers.
  • Many of the courses are offered in the evening, allowing more flexibility in students' daily schedules.
  • Students gain valuable experience in the application of statistical software.

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Ethics and Professionalism in Applied Science 
  • Seminar in Professional Science Practice 
  • Epidemiology 
  • Clinical Information Systems 
  • High-performance Computing 
  • Topics in Advanced Statistical Applications 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from all undergraduate coursework or a satisfactory score on the GRE. 
  • Resume detailing work experiences and accomplishments. 
  • Personal statement of career goals and background experiences, including an explanation of how this program will help achieve educational and professional objectives. 
  • Letters of recommendations from at least two individuals who are in positions to attest to the applicant’s successful completion of the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 740 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    26640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 740 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Allendale

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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