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.

The following are required:

    STAT 6307:  SAS 1  (old number 5304)
    STAT 6301-6302:  Experimental Statistics (old numbers 5371, 5732)
    STAT 6311-6312 : Introduction to Mathematical Statistics (old numbers 5373, 5374)
    STAT 6324:  Statistical Computing with R  (old number 6304)
    STAT 6308:  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 6301 - Experimental Stat I  STAT 6302 - Experimental Stat II
 STAT 6311 - Math Stat I  STAT 6312 - Math Stat II 
 STAT 6307 - SAS  STAT 6308 - SAS II and Database


 Second Year
 STAT 6324 - Computing with R    STAT 6xxx - Elective
 STAT 6xxx - Elective   STAT 6366 - Statistical Consulting  
 STAT 6xxx - Elective  STAT 6xxx - Elective