You don’t have to hold an undergraduate business degree to earn a Master of Science in Applied Statistics at Manderson. Begun over 25 years ago, this respected program averages 15 graduates per year and offers teaching and research assistantships with competitive stipends, including partial tuition.
As a student in the Master of Science in Applied Statistics program, you can utilize the Marillyn A. Hewson Data Analytics Lab, taking advantage of cutting-edge technology in a collaborative environment. Learn more about the requirements of the Master of Science in Applied Statistics Program in the course catalog.
The Master of Science in Applied Statistics is a flexible program, allowing you to structure courses in a manner that complements your career objectives. The program requires 30 hours, half of which are track specific. There are two different tracks within this degree: Statistics and Analytics, with five required courses common to both tracks of study.
This program offers general courses in:
As well as specialized courses in topics including:
You can earn electives in additional coursework with the approval of a faculty advisor. The program of related courses may vary from student to student and depends on your interests and academic background. When most of the coursework is completed, the you must pass a written comprehensive examination OR a professional exam such as the Actuarial P Exam, SAS Predictive Modeler Exam, or the ASQ Certified Quality Engineer Exam.
Admission into the Master of Science in Applied Statistics program is offered on a yearly basis.
Below are the requirements of admission into the program:
As a candidate for admission to applied statistics, you are normally expected to have completed courses in mathematics equivalent to three semesters of undergraduate calculus and to have a working knowledge of computer programming and linear or matrix algebra. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) is required of all applicants.
The Master of Science in Applied Statistics is a one-year program, starting in the fall and ending in the spring semester.
The degree requires 30 hours to complete. You can choose a Non-Specific course of study or one of two Specialized Tracks (Statistics or Analytics).
Choose the Non-specific Track or the Statistics or Analytics Track | Total Hours | 30
Typical graduate tuition rates apply for both in-state and out-of-state students. Learn about the tuition and cost of attending graduate school at The University of Alabama.
Manderson students who have completed the Master of Science in Applied Statistics program have been employed at:
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