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Master’s Program

Master of Science in Statistics

Program Highlights

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Gain a comprehensive quantitative education that will prepare you for a career in emerging data-driven fields.

Statistics—the theory, methodology and practice of analyzing data—is a fundamental tool in all sciences, and has emerged as a central tool for prediction in a host of applications around mobile computing, finance, marketing and the world wide web. The Master's program in Statistics is an exciting combination of a professional degree preparing you for work in these emerging fields, and, for those who wish, a preparation for doctoral study in any field in which statistics or data science is heavily used. Students experience a unique blend of theory and appreciation for the subjects in which statistics is applied.

Designed For

Designed for students wishing to work in emerging analytic fields or those seeking preparation for doctoral study in any statistics or data science-heavy field.

Offered by the University of Chicago’s (opens in new tab) Department of Statistics and (opens in new tab) Physical Sciences Division.

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At a Glance

2 years Full-time
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