Master in Applied Statistics

Villanova University, Graduate Liberal Arts and Sciences

Program Description

Master in Applied Statistics

Villanova University, Graduate Liberal Arts and Sciences

The Applied Statistics Graduate Program (MSAS) has been training students for careers in industry, government, and academia for over 50 years. For many students, this degree will represent a final statistics degree, offering them greater potential for professional advancement. For some, this degree will be a stepping-stone toward a Ph.D. in statistics or in a related field. The flexibility of the program permits students to take courses in related areas such as applied mathematics.

Degree Requirements

Candidates for the Master’s degree have six years to complete their degree after starting the program. Students are to consult with the Director of the Applied Statistics Graduate Program to formulate a program of study suitable to their individual needs. Degree requirements may be subject to change.

  • Complete ten courses (30 credits)
  • Maintain at least a 3.00 Grade Point Average
  • Pass the Applied Statistics Comprehensive Examination

Required Courses

  • Statistical MethodsI & II
  • Statistical Theory I & II
  • Regression Methods
  • Linear Statistical Models

Applied Statistics Electives

  • Multivariate Methods
  • Survival Data Analysis
  • Categorical Data Analysis
  • Clinical Trials
  • Design of Experiments
  • Nonparametric Statistics
  • Statistics Practicum
  • Sampling Methods
  • Operations Research
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Statistical Programming
  • Statistical Quality Control
  • Selected Topics
  • Time Series and Forecasting
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This school offers programs in:
  • English

Entry Requirements

Application Requirements for Matriculated Status

  • Multivariable Calculus (Calculus III)
  • Linear Algebra
  • Transcript of all previous undergraduate and graduate courses
  • 3 Letters of recommendation
  • GRE and TOEFL (when appropriate)
  • Submitted application and fees

Application Requirements for Special Status (maximum of 6 credits)

  • Transcripts of previous undergraduate courses
  • Submitted application and fees
  • 3 Letters of recommendation

Last updated November 16, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2017
2 years
Full time
720 USD
Start date Aug. 2017
USA Villanova, Pennsylvania
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Duration 2 years
Price 720 USD
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