Applied Statistics and Decision-Making, M.Sc. | Fordham University | Manhattan, United States
M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Statistics and Decision-Making

12 months
1950 USD/credit 58500 USD/year
1950 USD/credit 58500 USD/year
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At Fordham University's Gabelli School, we designed a Master of Science in Applied Statistics and Decision-Making (MSSD) program that gives students a foundation in statistical theory, methods, and computation while also providing in-depth expertise in their chosen fields.


Whether you’re interested in finance, biomedical research, marketing, human geography, or any other industry that relies on statistical analysis, you’ll graduate from this program with the skills employers are looking for.

The Applied Statistics and Decision-Making program focuses on core skills in data science while incorporating courses from computer science, management, psychology, IT, finance, and other academic areas. As a result, students graduate with the well-rounded profile they need to compete in today’s job market.

Fordham University’s Manhattan location puts students at the doorstep of the industries that are looking for statisticians, including finance and banking, marketing, medical and pharmaceutical research, and one of the biggest city governments in the United States. The MSSD student experience features networking, internships, seminars on special topics, and regular interactions with leaders in the field.


The rise of big data created an acute need for statistical experts who can analyze and interpret information in meaningful ways. The career possibilities for statisticians are incredibly diverse. You can find them in business, healthcare, government and public policy, education, and more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical Methods and Computation
  • Statistical Theory 
  • Judgment and Decision-Making
  • Applied Regression Analysis
  • Computer Programming C++
  • Financial Programming
  • Data Mining
  • Algorithms and Data Analysis
  • Time Series and Forecasting Models
  • Macroeconomics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants applying to any of the Gabelli School of Business graduate programs are required to hold a four-year bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the United States or an equivalent degree from a foreign country.
  • Academic transcripts
  • Standardized exam (GMAT/GRE): optional
  • Resume
  • Essays: two required, one optional
  • Letters of recommendation: one required (academic or professional)
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    58500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1950 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    58500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1950 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Manhattan

2638 - 5751 USD /month
Living costs

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


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