MS Focus Areas / Tracks

The Masters in Statistical Science program offers a general course selection guidance for students interested in specializing in particular statistical focus areas/ tracks. Note that these are just suggested recommendations and not formal requirements. 

Focus Track - PhD/Research logo
PhD /
Focus Track - Data Science & Analytics logo
Data Science
& Analytics
Focus Track - Health Data Science logo
Health Data
Focus Track - Finance & Economics logo
Finance &
Focus Track - Marketing Research & Business Analytics logo
Marketing Research
& Business Analytics
Focus Track - Social Science & Policy logo
Social Science
& Policy


There are many other potentially relevant courses at varying levels in terms of requirements for prior exposure in each of the above tracks. Each student must balance interests with ensuring the core knowledge and expertise from STA courses and discuss with her/his MS advisor and the program director about potentially relevant courses.