Online Masters of Applied Statistics (MS)

Applied statistics students collaborating.
The mean annual salary for mathematicians and statisticians is $84,760 with the top 10% earning $161,900 (US BLS). Boost your career with an online applied statistics degree from an accredited university.

Solve Real-World Problems

Build specialized skills to meet the growing demand for statistics and data professionals. Learn to analyze and interpret data by working with industry-standard statistical and data analysis software and conduct a thorough analysis of real datasets to solve real-world problems. This distance-learning, research-based MS combines tested techniques with emerging technologies and maintains the high standards of Michigan Tech graduate education.

Customize Your Online Education

Choose an applied statistics focused area of study to get the most out of your accredited MS degree. Areas include:

  • Advanced Statistical Methods
  • Programming and Technology
  • Real-World Problem Solving
  • Communication and Leadership


Faculty members in the Department of Mathematical Sciences conduct research on the best mathematical and statistical approaches to problems in a variety of areas. Master's students contribute to faculty-led research projects while taking advanced coursework. 10 courses can be completed in as few as five semesters.

Advance Your Stats Career

Enhance your applied statistics career by opening new job opportunities with an advanced degree. Commit to growing your knowledge areas and to becoming an expert. Employers recognize advanced training—a master's degree may qualify you for leadership opportunities, project management responsibilities, or the chance to work on more complicated or sophisticated projects. Stand out by graduating from the #2 public university where grads make six figures (Money Magazine).

  • 30
    total credit hours to complete program
  • 38
    research faculty in Mathematical Sciences department
  • $0
    applying online is always free
  • 100%
    online applied statistics MS degree