MS Focus Areas / Tracks

The Master's in Statistical Science program offers general course selection guidance for students interested in specializing in particular statistical focus areas/tracks.

Note that these are suggested recommendations and not formal requirements. 

Focus Track - PhD/Research logo
Ph.D. /
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 their interests with ensuring the core knowledge and expertise from STA courses and should discuss potentially relevant courses with their MS advisor and the MS program director.