Prepare to analyze society’s increasing volume of digital and electronic data in business, engineering, healthcare, and other fields. Overall employment of statisticians is projected to grow 33 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Are you ready?
Master's in applied statistics program students focus on utilizing statistical theory and methods to address the practical problems of an evolving society. Fields as diverse as medicine, ecology, business, and engineering generate massive amounts of data; statisticians organize and interpret that data for the benefit of individual organizations and of the world.
Applied Statistics Program Details
Choose a specific degree option or delivery type to learn more about the applied statistics program at Michigan Tech. For international students, Applied Statistics is a designated STEM program.
This option requires a minimum of 30 credits be earned through coursework. A limited number of research credits may be used with the approval of the advisor, department, and Graduate School. See degree requirements for more information.
A graduate program may require an oral or written examination before conferring the degree and may require more than the minimum credits listed here:
|5000-6000 series (minimum)||18 Credits|
|3000-4000 (maximum)||12 Credits|
Bachelor's + 1 Year = Master's Degree
Our accelerated master's degree program is a faster, easier way for Michigan Tech students to earn a master's degree. Up to approved six credits from your bachelor's degree can be applied towards your accelerated master's degree. Consult your graduate program director for your individualized plan. If you're thinking about pursuing a master's following your bachelor's this option may be the right choice for you.
Our online master's in applied statistics program teaches specialized quantitative skills that prepare you to analyze and interpret data in a variety of professional settings and industries. 30 credits (10 courses) can be completed in as few as five semesters.
For Michigan Tech students with a Bachelor's degree, fast-track your career or speed progress toward advanced studies through an online Accelerated Master's Program. The program allows you to earn both a Bachelor' and Master's in as few as five years.
This online Accelerated Master’s program allows you to count up to 6 approved credits towards both degrees. It is designed for highly motivated students who wish to enter a mid-level position in their careers after graduation or pursue doctoral studies. Set yourself up for success in an increasingly demanding job market with an online Accelerated Master’s from Michigan Tech.
Additional Program Information
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