Applied MS Program

MASDA Degree Requirements

M.S. in Applied Statistics and Data Analytics (MASDA)

To qualify for the MASDA degree, the student must successfully complete at least 36 hours of study acceptable to the departmental faculty (at least 18 of which are 6000-level courses or above).  .The following are required:

    STAT 5304: SAS
    STAT 5371-5372:  Experimental Statistics
    STAT 5373-74 : Introduction to Mathematical Statistics
    STAT 6304:  Statistical Computing
    STAT 6395:  SAS II and Database Analysis
    STAT 6366:  Statistical Consulting

The student must complete two consulting projects under the supervision of Statistical Science faculty members.  For at least one of these projects, written and oral presentations of the findings are required.



A sample degree plan for obtaining the MASDA degree in two years is given below.


First Year 
 STAT 5371 - Experimental Stat I  STAT 5372 - Experimental Stat II
 STAT 5373 - Math Stat I  STAT 5374 - Math Stat II 
 STAT 5304 - SAS  STAT 6395 - SAS II and Database


 Second Year
 STAT 6304 - Computing with R  STAT 6345 -Linear Regression
 STAT (ECO) 5385 - Data Mining   STAT 6366 - Statistical Consulting
 STAT 6xxx - Elective  STAT 6xxx - Elective