Master's in Statistical Science

Our Program

Longitude Latitude MapThe Master's in Statistical Science (MSS) is a 2-year graduate degree program that provides a modern, comprehensive education in statistical theory, methods and computation. The MSS is attractive to students interested in professional careers in industry, business and government, as well as those interested in bridging to Ph.D. studies in statistics and related areas.


  • Courses and projects emphasize stochastic model-based approaches to problems of inference and prediction, highlighting Bayesian and machine learning methods
  • You develop skills and expertise in modeling complex and potentially massive data sets and advanced computational methods while gaining exposure to a broad range of application contexts.

MSS Focus Areas/ Tracks

The Master's in Statistical Science (MSS) program provides guidance for students interested in specializing in particular statistics focus areas/ tracks:

MS Focus Areas/ Tracks
  •  PhD/ Research
  •  Data Science & Analytics
  •  Finance & Economics
  •  Marketing Research & Business Analytics
  •  Health Data Science
  •  Social Science & Policy