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Department of Statistics and Data Science



New Programs Beginning Fall 2022


New Master’s in Statistics Program

Applications being accepted starting September 2021!

The mission of the M.S. in Statistics program is to provide students with comprehensive training in advanced statistical theory and methodology, exposure to cutting-edge research or collaborative experience to practical applications of statistics, and prepare students for careers as a professional statistician for industry, government, as well as for the non-profit sector. This program also prepares students for doctoral study in statistics or related fields.

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New Major in Data Science

Beginning in Fall 2022 the Department will offer a major in Data Science. The major in Data Science is designed to train more specialized data scientists through a comprehensive curriculum that integrates mathematics, statistics, computer science and other domain science courses. Data Science major graduates will possess strong understanding and skills in data management and integration, data structures and algorithms, data analytics and machine learning methods, data visualization and reporting, as well as the solid foundation in mathematics, statistics, and computer science necessary in preparation for graduate study in data science or related fields.

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