Virtual MSS & Ph.D. Admissions Session


The Duke University Master's and Ph.D. of Statistical Science programs are actively recruiting students for Fall 2023 enrollment. We will host a virtual admissions information and Q&A session on Thursday, October 26 from 1:00-3:00 EDT (register here). At this session, students will have an opportunity to hear about both programs as well as chat with current students to hear about their experiences. The Zoom link for the event is here. See below for more information about each program, as well as a tentative schedule. Statistical Science:

Our Ph.D. program is the world's leading graduate research and educational environment for Bayesian statistics. Students are immersed in a broad range of concepts and research experiences, including big data analytics, machine learning, and computational statistics. Rigorous coursework and research opportunities prepare our Ph.D. students for successful careers in diverse fields, from academia to government research to private industry.

Master's in Statistical Science:

  • 2-year in-person program (has an option to finish in 1.5 years)
  • Small class sizes
  • Advanced theoretical knowledge through the courses taught by world-class teachers
  • Hands-on experience in statistics and machine learning through courses, capstone projects, and other university-wide collaborations
  • Research opportunities with world-recognized researchers and faculty members
  • Flexibility to tailor the curriculum to student interests through internal and external elective courses
  • In-house professional development resources, including one-on-one resume development with career coaches, information sessions with industry recruiters, and networking events with alumni
  • Generous financial aid packages for strong candidates and students from historically underrepresented groups

1:00-1:45 pm EDT – Master’s Program Discussion

1:45-2:30 pm EDT – Ph.D. Program Discussion

2:30-3:00 pm EDT – Breakout Room Chats with Current Ph.D. Students

3:15-3:45 pm EDT - Breakout Room Chats with current MSS students at this Zoom link.

The application deadline for Ph.D. and Master’s programs is January 4, 2023.