Applicants to the M.S. in applied statistics and data analytics degree program (also known as “MASDA”) must hold a bachelor’s degree, must have taken a course in statistics and must have taken calculus courses through multivariate calculus. Applicants must have taken the GRE graduate school admission test and have excellent English communication skills. International students applying from countries where English is not the native language are required to provide scores on the TOEFL English language proficiency test.
To qualify for the M.S. in applied statistics and data analytics, the student must successfully complete at least 36 credit hours acceptable to the departmental faculty, distributed as follows. At least 18 credit hours must be at the 6000-level or above.
The student must complete one or more major consulting projects under the supervision of a departmental faculty member. For at least one of the projects, written and oral presentations of the findings are required. The student satisfies this requirement by completing either: