University of Central Florida

College of Sciences

Statistical Computing

Address:

University Tower, Room 320

PO Box 160112

Orlando, FL 32826

United States

Phone:

1-407-823-5728

Fax:

1-407-823-2252

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Statistical Computing

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science offers a master's program in Statistical Computing, with tracks in Actuarial Science and Data Mining. The master's program in Statistical Computing provides a sound foundation in statistical theory, statistical methods, numerical methods in statistical computing, and the application of computer methodology to statistical analysis. The program is particularly well suited for individuals who have completed an undergraduate program in mathematics, statistics, or computer science, but is also available to persons in other disciplines who wish to develop an expertise in data analysis and statistical computing.The Actuarial Science Track focuses on actuarial science and its application to insurance and risk management. The program is particularly well suited for individuals who have completed an undergraduate program in business, economics, mathematics, statistics, or other related fields, and wish to pursue a career in actuarial science. Actuaries are risk scientists who assess historical data, government regulations, and consumer tendencies to forecast the frequency and consequences of future events. The Data Mining Track focuses on data mining and its application to business, social, and health problems. The program is particularly well suited for individuals who have completed an undergraduate program in mathematics, statistics, economics, business, or other related fields, and wish to pursue a career in data mining. Data miners are statisticians who analyze massive data sets to uncover trends and associations, and make theoretically sound decisions on, for example, business, social, and health subjects.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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