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Statistics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #759 (BCR) Fullerton, CA, United States
The M.S. in Statistics offers a modern and state-of-the-art technology-oriented curriculum that prepares students for any career in government, business or industry that involves applications of statistics. Students who complete the program will also be well placed to continue their studies at the Ph.D. level. 
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Overview

 All courses are delivered live via a two-way stream, and students have the choice of attending classes in person, or remotely. Students develop the ability to decipher and solve real-world problems, demonstrate the ability to utilize technology and statistical software to construct statistical models and perform statistical computations. Students also gain consulting experience with Southern California firms and develop the ability to communicate statistical findings in written and oral forms. Graduates of the program are  competitive in the job market and/or are prepared to continue their graduate studies at the doctoral level.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Probability and Statistical Inference 
  • Statistical Computing
  • Applied Biostatistics 
  • Categorical Data Analysis 
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Bayesian Statistics 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Evening
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    58

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program.  In addition, applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics or related fields at an accredited institution with grade-point average of 3.0 or better in mathematics and statistics courses, and 2.5 grade point average in related sciences. Applicants with a degree in a related discipline must minimally have completed: a two-year calculus sequence; courses in linear algebra, statistical methods and computer programming; and one upper-division course in probability theory.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7968 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7968 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7968 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7968 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7176 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Fullerton

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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