This MS program trains students in the theory and practice of statistical methodology, particularly as it relates to high-technology applications.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
Coursework in multivariable calculus, matrix or linear algebra, statistics, and calculus-based probability, comparable to the following Mason courses: MATH 113, MATH 114, MATH 213; MATH 203 or MATH 321; STAT 250 or STAT 344; and STAT 346 or MATH 351.
Degree Requirements (30 credits)
Credit toward the MS in Statistical Science will not be given for both MATH 654 and STAT 663.
Credit toward the MS in Statistical Science will not be given for both MATH 654 and STAT 668.
A student concurrently enrolled in the Actuarial Sciences Graduate Certificate and the MS in Statistical Science may count MATH 555 and MATH 556 as elective courses and may count MATH 653 and MATH 654 as methodology courses. The Graduate Certificate in Actuarial Sciences must be completed prior to or concurrently with the MS in Statistical Science. Otherwise, at most two of MATH 555, 556, 653, and 654 can be counted toward the MS in Statistical Science as elective courses; none can be applied as methodology courses.