The Department of Statistics offers an M.S. program through which students acquire in-depth knowledge of statistics. Graduates are trained to serve as professional statisticians in industry, research organizations, or government.
The primary purpose of the Ph.D. program in the Department of Statistics is to prepare statisticians for professional roles in research and application of statistics, operations research, or biostatistics. This activity may take place in academic, business, or government settings. The distinguishing characteristic of the Ph.D. program is its research dissertation.
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