Rochester Institute of Technology

Kate Gleason College of Engineering

Applied Statistics, MS

Address:

One Lomb Memorial Drive

Rochester, NY 14623

United States

Phone:

1-866-260-3950

Fax:

585-475-7164

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Applied Statistics,

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Statistics is the science of making decisions in the face of uncertainty. Statistical thinking and methods are used over a broad spectrum of industrial, research, educational, business, and government activities. The Kate Gleason College of Engineering at RIT, through the John D. Hromi Center for Quality and Applied Statistics, offers a Master of Science degree in applied statistics that provides state-of-the-art statistical thinking and methods. The College also offers two advanced certificates. The advanced certificate in statistical quality is for students whose primary interest is in the field of quality. The advanced certificate in statistical methods for product and process improvement is for students who want to learn key ways to characterize and optimize processes.

Statistics is the science of making decisions in the face of uncertainty. Statistical thinking and methods are essential to a broad spectrum of industrial, research, educational, business, and government activities. The Kate Gleason College of Engineering at RIT, through the John D. Hromi Center for Quality and Applied Statistics, offers a master of science degree in applied statistics that provides instruction in state-of-the-art statistical thinking and methods.

Many students in the program are full-time professionals who want to learn state-of-the-art statistical techniques to enhance their careers and their value to their companies. Others want to change careers and become statistical consultants for their companies. Those who do not fit the full-time professional category typically use the degree to gain employment either as statistical consultants or quality engineers. Students pursuing the MS on a part-time basis complete the degree in two to four years when normal progress is made.

Accreditation:

All three programs are registered by the New York State Education Department and are accredited by the Middle States Association of the Council for Higher Education.

International Student Requirements:

International students whose native language is not English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid Description: For graduate study, many of the 70 graduate programs offer assistantships. Additionally, more than 9,000 student jobs are available on campus each year.

# of Credits Required: 30, 12

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Candidates may work with RIT's Financial Aid Office to determine aid eligibility and funding options.

Locale: Large Suburb

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