School: Graduate College, Department of Statistics
Description: Combines the mathematical and statistical training of a traditional MS in Statistics with enhanced computational and data analytics training. The program includes fundamentals in mathematical and applied statistics as well as specialized training in data management, analysis and model building with large datasets and databases. Specialized courses emphasize statistical computing, data management and statistical learning, which encompasses topics under the broader title of data mining.
Prerequisites: Undergraduate degree (3.0+ GPA) with a background in mathematics and statistics including calculus through multivariable calculus, linear algebra and an introduction to mathematical statistics and probability. GRE exam required. Students should have experience with computing and data, including prior use of statistical software such as SAS or SPSS as well as an interactive programming environment such as C, R or Matlab.
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