The Ohio State University

Master On Campus
24 months
39325 USD/year
36009 USD/year
12425 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The department aims to contribute to virtually all areas of statistical science, including the development of novel statistical theory and methodology. The Statistics program is offered by The Ohio State University.


The Department of Statistics offers several graduate degree programs, including the MS and PhD in Statistics and the Master of Applied Statistics (MAS) degree. It jointly administers a unique Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Biostatistics with the Division of Biostatistics in the College of Public Health.

Specific areas of excellence include Bayesian statistics, spatio-temporal statistics, statistical learning and biostatistics.

Research is directed toward modern and emerging areas of interest. A large portion of the department’s faculty and students are involved in interdisciplinary research and make significant scientific contributions beyond the field of statistics. Faculty members are highly successful at securing competitive grants from various research funding agencies, including the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH). In addition, the department is a partner in administering the NSF-funded Mathematical Biosciences Institute on the Ohio State campus.

Master of Applied Statistics (MAS)

The goal of the Statistics program from The Ohio State University is to prepare graduate students to enter positions in applied statistics in business, industry, and government. The program is typically a two year degree, which culminates with a graduation examination.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elementary Statistics
  • Statistics for the Business Sciences
  • Introduction to the Practice of Statistics
  • Introduction to Statistical Reasoning
  • Introduction to Statistical Analysis 
  • Statistics for the Life Sciences
  • Statistics in the Sports World

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate or professional degree (or equivalent foreign credential) from an accredited college or university, earned by the expected date of entry into your graduate program.
  • A minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale) for the last degree earned.
  • Prerequisite training that will enable you to pursue your program. Evidence usually comes in the form of transcripts or other credentials documenting that you have completed prerequisite academic work. 
  • Standardized test score (GRE or GMAT) if the score is required by your program. Scores must be sent electronically from the testing agency; faxed or emailed scores are not considered. Note: Scores are valid for five years after your test date.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39325 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39325 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    36009 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36009 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    12425 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12425 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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