Masters Programs in Statistics

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After earning a bachelor’s degree, many students are interested in taking the next step in their education. A master’s is a postgraduate program that typically takes one to three years to complete. Coursework is more focused on an aspect of a career field, allowing individuals to specialize within their profession.

What is a Master in Statistics? The focus of this degree typically provides a deep and wide theoretical understanding of statistics, but with an emphasis on practical applications. The ways that mathematical sciences can be applied in today’s society are diverse, and new fields continue to develop. Students in this type of program may study data collection methods, risk computations, environmental and spatial statistics, algorithmic applications and mathematical theories and methodologies.

Individuals with an advanced degree are equipped with the knowledge and experience to succeed in a number of career fields within the international job market. They may also enroll in a Ph.D. program, which opens the door to a profession in education and research.

The cost of a master’s degree varies greatly due to the wide range of programs available. Some institutions require research projects, theses or internships that affect the length of the course. The location of the university also influences expenses. Fees, tuition schedules and enrollment costs differ.

The professions that require statisticians are too numerous to list because of the widespread need for this skill, but fields include medical, insurance, financial, political and industrial, to name a few. Graduates may assist companies with technical decision-making processes, provide statistical knowledge for corporate operations or evaluate potential fraud cases. Banks, market research firms and pharmaceutical companies actively recruit statisticians, and many students are hired in professional positions before graduating.

Universities around the world offer statistics master’s degrees, and they are often made available online for those who are unable to relocate or adjust daily routines to allow for full-time classroom attendance. To find the institution that fulfills your educational needs, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master of Business Statistics

Hult International Business School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 USA San Francisco United Kingdom London Cambridge United Arab Emirates Dubai China Shanghai New York Boston + 9 more

As the role of big data becomes increasingly important, a one-year Hult Master of Business Statistics degree equips you with the analytical and business capability to translate data statistics and analysis into action. [+]

Masters in Statistics. This program is only available as a second part of the Dual Degree Program, after students have completed One-year MBA or Masters of International Business. It will be available as a full time one-year program in San Francisco for the September 2018 start term. Learn how to translate big data and analysis into action—and qualify for a 3-year OPT working visa in the U.S. As the role of big data becomes increasingly important, a one-year Hult Master of Business Statistics degree equips you with the analytical and business capability to translate data statistics and analysis into action. Locations Start your Master of Business Statistics in San Francisco, then choose to take electives at any other two campuses as part of Hult's unique Global Campus Rotation. Your Master of Business Statistics at a glance Who is this program for? For candidates who have recently graduated from university or college, as well as individuals with up to three years of work experience who want to influence business decisions and strategy through harnessing the predictive capabilities of data and business analytics. Non-U.S. residents who receive a Master of Business Statistics will also qualify for up to three years of OPT (Optional Practical Training) in the U.S. after their studies. OPT is normally 12 months, so the degree is particularly well-suited to those hoping to experience work in the U.S. after their degree. For more details, please contact us. What you’ll learn Companies such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon have demonstrated... [-]

Master's Degree In Engineering Sciences (MCI)

Tecnológico de Monterrey
Campus Full time 4 semesters July 2018 Mexico Monterrey Mexico City + 1 more

The overall objective of this program is to train professionals, agents of change for industrial and academic sectors that are capable of doing applied research, technology development and technology transfer in the areas of engineering sciences. [+]

Target The overall objective of this program is to train professionals, agents of change for industrial and academic sectors that are capable of doing applied research, technology development and technology transfer in the areas of engineering sciences. Addressed to Professionals from areas of engineering and exact sciences interested in conducting high-impact research to contribute to the knowledge of any of the specialty areas of Engineering Sciences. Students entering this program should have excellent academic background, vocation in knowledge generation, fluent communication, working professionally under strict ethical standards that are open to new ways of assimilation of knowledge and professional practice and they are intellectually curious. Study plan First semester CS4015 Computer Applications F4005 mathematical physics modeling GI5000 Methods Research and Innovation Course OP4000 stamp Second semester GI5025 Thesis I Science IN4027 data and statistical inference OP5042 Elective I Third semester GI5026 Thesis II OP5043 Elective II OP5044 Elective III Fourth semester GI5027 Thesis III OP5045 Elective IV OP5046 Elective V graduates During the duration of the program students will have the opportunity not only to interact with distinguished professors in the research program and having extensive preparation in research, but also to interact with students from different lines and students from other programs ITESM graduate. This wealth of interactions is one of the great strengths of this master's program. This program is designed to give students the necessary preparation and to make it a leading researcher in Engineering Science skills. Therefore, the student to leave the program will be able... [-]

Master in Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics (MMES)

African School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Benin Cotonou

The structure of our MMES program is nearly identical to that of the first two years of a North American doctoral program in Economics. It combines advanced training in quantitative methods with a strong foundation in economic theory and research design. [+]

Masters in Statistics. Master in Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics (MMES) The structure of our MMES program is nearly identical to that of the first two years of a North American doctoral program in Economics. It combines advanced training in quantitative methods with a strong foundation in economic theory and research design. Students who successfully complete the MMES program are well-positioned to complete doctoral-level studies in economics in North America or Europe. MMES graduates also go on to work as research assistants field-based economic studies and in evaluation roles in the public sector, at international agencies, and in NGOs. Students have the opportunity to participate in research conducted by ASE’s Institute for Empirical Research in Political Economy. This is an empirically oriented program designed for students and mid-career professionals with a bachelor degree in Mathematics, Statistics or Economics, although other students with strong quantitative skills could also be successful in the program. This program offers three sub-fields: Econometric Theory, Econometrics and Applied Economics. [-]

Master In Mathematical Modeling And Research, Statistics And Computation

Universidad de La Laguna
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife

This master's degree is interuniversity and is taught in a total of 6 universities. [+]

This master's degree is interuniversity and is taught in a total of 6 universities. Place of delivery: There are three periods of intensive teaching: November-December, February-March and April or May after Holy Week. The subjects of the first period will be taught in the UPV / EHU, the second in the University of Zaragoza and the remaining three will be rotated each year by one of the other universities. In 2013/2014 the third period of teaching will be taught at the University of Oviedo and 2014/2015 expected at the University of La Laguna. Places where teaching is taught: UPV / EHU, in the Faculty of Science and Technology of the Campus of Leioa. University of Zaragoza, in the Faculty of Sciences of Zaragoza. University of La Laguna, in the Faculty of Sciences. Mathematics Section. University of Oviedo, in the Faculty of Sciences. Public University of Navarra, at the Higher Technical School of Industrial and Telecommunication Engineering of Pamplona University of La Rioja, in the Faculty of Sciences, Agrifood and Computer Studies of Logroño. Admission profile: The entry profile is a graduate or bachelor of science (Mathematics, Physics, Biotechnology, ... ) Or engineering with vocation to be trained in a mathematics oriented to treat and solve problems that arise in the field of industry, companies, technological centers and other sciences. Also, the Master is adapted to a profile interested in starting a research career in Mathematics. Profile of egress: This masters form researchers in Mathematics and applications with a high degree... [-]

Master's Degree In Statistical Techniques

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Spain A Coruña

The Master's Degree in Statistics Techniques is organized by the three Galician universities and is taught face-to-face in the faculties of Computer Science (A Coruña), Mathematics (Santiago de Compostela) and Economics and Business Sciences (Vigo). A videoconference system allows attendance to all classes from a single Faculty. It lasts for a year and a half. [+]

Masters in Statistics. Introduction The Master's Degree in Statistics Techniques Is organized by the three Galician universities and is taught face-to-face in the Faculties of Computer Science (A Coruña), Mathematics (Santiago de Compostela) and Economics and Business Sciences (Vigo). A videoconference system allows attendance to all classes from a single Faculty. It lasts for a year and a half. This master's degree, started in 2007, comes from an Official Postgraduate Program with Quality Mention in his studies leading to the title of doctor. Its training objectives are equivalent to those of the best proposals of our European environment. Why study the degree Statistics studies are considered today as one of those with better expectations for the future. This is justified by the growing need for many companies and public institutions to extract information from enormous amounts of data, for which it is essential to use statistical techniques. It is the only master in the Autonomous Community of Galicia oriented to the studies of Statistics and Operative Research. It is the natural way to access the Doctoral Program in Statistics and Operational Research, which is distinguished by the Mention for Excellence by the Ministry of Education. This program is the only one in the Autonomous Community of Galicia specific to Statistics and Operational Research. What is learned Advanced Methodology related to Statistics and Operational Research, along with its practical applications. In terms of Statistics, the methodology revolves, in general, around the statistical Inference: obtaining reliable information relative to a population under... [-]

Master in Applied Statistics

Örebro University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Örebro

With a Master's degree in Applied Statistics you will have the knowledge and the qualifications to assume a leading role in the design of statistical surveys and to contribute to the development of statistical analysis. Potential employers are banks and insurance companies, market research firms, as well as the industry sector, especially the pharmaceutical industry. [+]

With a Master's degree in Applied Statistics you will have the knowledge and the qualifications to assume a leading role in the design of statistical surveys and to contribute to the development of statistical analysis. Potential employers are banks and insurance companies, market research firms, as well as the industry sector, especially the pharmaceutical industry. The master program prepares students for careers as statisticians in both the private and the public sectors. Statistical methods are used all over the world and the students of the master program gain access to the international job market. The program gives the students training for a profession as a statistician. At the same time the program prepares the student for studies at the Ph.D. level. The training covers many areas of statistical theory and practice giving opportunities to work in different fields of application of statistical methodology, although a focus of the program is on applications within the economic and social sciences. The program is particularly well suited for students interested in a career in official statistics. It is the only Swedish master program and one of twelve in total that has been certified by Eurostat (the statistical office of the European Union) to offer a European Master in Official Statistics (EMOS). The program is made up of four semesters of courses. The program starts with a course in mathematics and a course in statistical theory. During the first year students will, in addition, take two courses in econometrics, two courses on the theories... [-]

Master in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Master’s programme in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam trains you in the full depth and breadth of the field... [+]

Master in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics

 

Stochastics examines phenomena in which chance plays a central role, such as the result of a general election, fluctuations in share prices or the interactions between molecules in a living cell. If you opt for the Master’s programme in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics, you will be trained to become a world-class expert in both theory and relevant areas of application. The Master’s programme in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam trains you in the full depth and breadth of the field, expanding your abilities and insights and enhancing your opportunities on the job market.

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Master in Statistical Learning Theory

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Moscow

This programme stands at the crossroads of various disciplines of modern mathematics and computer science, including statistics, optimization, learning theory, information theory, complexity theory, as well as at the intersection of science and innovation in the field of modern information technology. Leading experts at HSE and Skoltech jointly provide instruction in this unique research-driven programme. [+]

Programme Overview This programme stands at the crossroads of various disciplines of modern mathematics and computer science, including statistics, optimization, learning theory, information theory, complexity theory, as well as at the intersection of science and innovation in the field of modern information technology. Leading experts at HSE and Skoltech jointly provide instruction in this unique research-driven programme. Students participate in one or more working groups (research seminars), where they determine focus areas for an initial survey report and then solve challenges at the intersection of cutting-edge research and technology in statistical learning theory. These seminars are built on teamwork, as the tasks undertaken are so complex that they can’t be solved by one person alone. Students learn how to effectively collaborate, bringing together their diverse collective skills, competencies, and experiences to determine successful solutions for complicated issues. Programme courses are taught by leading HSE experts, including globally renowned scholars such as Dr. Yurii Nesterov, Dr. Denis Belomestny, Dr. Dmitry Vetrov, Dr. Andrei Sobolevski, Dr. Alexey Naumov, and Dr. Quentin Paris. Lectures are also delivered by Skoltech professors including Dr. Ivan Oseledets, Dr. Viktor Lempitsky, Dr. Evgeny Burnaev, and Dr. Yury Maximov. This team is rather young, but its members have already made significant research achievements. The programme actively cooperates with the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute for Information Transmission Problems, as well as with relevant faculties at Moscow State University and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. Graduates go on to work for major Russian and international companies and... [-]

Master in Applied Mathematics and Stochastics

Novosibirsk State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Novosibirsk

This is a two-year English-taught programme at the Master level. It is aimed at training and developing research skills in a number of areas of modern mathematics and statistics, and in their applications. At the end of the studies, students are awarded [+]

Masters in Statistics. This is a two-year English-taught programme at the Master level. It is aimed at training and developing research skills in a number of areas of modern mathematics and statistics, and in their applications. At the end of the studies, students are awarded a Master Degree from Novosibirsk State University, with an approval by the Russian Ministry of Science and Education. The programme was started in October 2014 in two directions. These were Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorial Optimization, and Numerical Statistical Modelling. GENERAL OVERVIEW. For the year 2017/2018 we propose the three main directions: - Numerical Statistical Modelling, - Numerical Methods, - Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorial Optimization, with a number of applications that include actuarial science, information security, and transport logistics. As well, in 2017/2018 we expect to expand the list of directions towards mechanics and mechanical engineering. The Programme is research-oriented. Each semester a student is supposed to devote half of the time to a research project, to be done at one of institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The 2nd year of studies is completed by a Master Dissertation. Lecture courses and research supervision will be provided by professors of the Novosibirsk State University and leading researchers from institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The lists of prospective courses, of potential lecturers and supervisors, and further related details may be found at our webpage. ACCOMMODATION: students will have an option of accommodation in a modern student's hostel with a low living cost. FORMAL ENTRANCE... [-]

M.Sc. in Stochastics and Data Science

University of Turin
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Turin

The M.Sc. in Stochastics and Data Science is a two-year course that aims at preparing a new generation of data scientists, with strong mathematical skills and a modern education in statistical and computational methods. [+]

INTRODUCTION One of the leading job figures of the 21th century is going to be that of data scientist. Jobs analysts have been ranking Mathematicians, Statisticians and Data Scientists among the best and most requested jobs: Harvard Business Review: Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century; Glassdoor: Data Scientist rated as the no. 1 job in 2016; Forbes: number of Data Scientists doubled over the last four years; McKinsey: Big data, the next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity; LinkedIn ranks Statistical Analysis and Data Mining as the hottest skill in 2014; CareerCast ranks Mathematician and Statistician among the top 3 jobs in 2014; New York Times: Bayesian statistics are rippling through everything from physics to cencer research, ecology to psychology. The M.Sc. in Stochastics and Data Science is a two-year graduate course that aims at preparing students with a modern education in advanced probabilistic, statistical and computational methods. Inspired by the best programs in Data Science recently started in the USA and Europe, this course brings together the expertise and international standing of three different departments of the University of Torino to create a unique chance for obtaining a solid degree in Data Science at low university fees. The Program is entirely taught in English and will also feature course modules taught by visiting professor who are internationally recognised experts of their respective areas. Graduates in Stochastics and Data Science will possess a solid knowledge in key topics of Applied Mathematics, Probability, Statistics, Stochastic Processes, Computer Science... [-]

Master in Applied Statistics

Universitas Padjadjaran
Campus Full time 1.5 years June 2018 Indonesia Bandung

Master Program of Applied Statistics at Universitas Padjadjaran was established under the Indonesian Directorate General of Higher Education (DIKTI) Decree No. 117/D/T/2007 on Januari 18, 2007 extended by Universitas Padjadjaran Rector's Decree No.6626/D/T/K-N/2011. The program is managed by the Department of Statistics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Universitas Padjadjaran. [+]

Masters in Statistics. GENERAL The program is for full-time students and is designed to be completed in three semesters. In order to obtain the M.Stat. (Master of Statistics), admitted M.Stat. students must complete a minimum of 40 credits (SKS), including the master thesis examination. AIM / TARGET GROUPS / DURATION As a statistician with a master's degree in our program, you can promote your skill, especially, in four concentrations; (1) Social Statistics, (2) Business and Industrial Statistics, (3) Statistics of Biomedics, and (4) Actuarial Statistics. The program will require a thesis project that will involve a real problem solving. Course duration is 18 months (1.5 years), on a fulltime basis. PROFESSIONAL PROFILE AND CAREER PERSPECTIVE The master's program is designed to help you develop your data-analytic skills and explores the core areas of applied statistics. It was created in response to the rapid rise in demand for data-analytic skills. Hence, the program is perfect for those who wish to transition to a more quantitatively focused career. TITLE M. Stat. for Master of Applied Statistics HOW TO APPLY https://smup.unpad.ac.id/persyaratan-2/ [-]

Master 1 in Econometrics and Statistics

Toulouse School Of Economics TSE
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 France Toulouse

The 1st year of the Master 1 in Econometrics and statistics provides rigorous training in the major fields of economics. [+]

Aims and Scope The 1st year of the Master 1 in Econometrics and statistics provides rigorous training in the major fields of economics. 100% of courses of this program are taught in English. The objectives of this 1st year is to enhance the students’ general economics culture and to prepare them for more quantitatively oriented classes. The program also includes: Individual tutoring hours in « econometrics », « Applied econometrics » and « Intro to SAS, R and Python » Employment coaching sessions in English Admission - Aimed at non French speaking international students - Students should hold a BA or BSc in Economics, Applied Mathematics within a recognized curriculum considered as consistent with the program and approved by the TSE selection committee. - GRE, TOEFL or TOEIC is required. Applications are considered from November (Eiffel scholarship applicants) and in February for international students and in May for graduates of French universities. Fees 5 500 euros/year (these fees can be paid in three installments) + registration fees (256€) and social security (215€) Finacial aids: Some Master scholarships and fee waivers will be awarded to Master students according to academic, geographical or individual criteria. [-]

Graduate Of Statistical And Mathematical Methods Of Analysis

Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics MESI
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Moscow

Today we can safely say that was left virtually no branch of business, wherever required highly qualified specialists in the economic and [+]

Graduate of statistical and mathematical methods of analysis and forecasting economic

Language of instruction: Russian

Today we can safely say that was left virtually no branch of business, wherever required highqualified on economic and mathematical modeling. At the same time every year the market requires more and more complex and qualified solutions.Graduates MESI - economists have analytical thinking, which is based on a deep knowledge of economics, mathematics, statistics, and computer technology. The specifics of the program - training based on a combination of disciplines that form the core of classical education in economics, applied statistics, econometrics, economic and mathematical modeling. Competence of the graduate program: ... [-]


Master of Statistics

Hasselt University
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Hasselt Diepenbeek + 2 more

The Master of Statistics is an international two-year master programme. Individual (Reduced) programmes are possible. Students are free to combine courses from different specializations to create [+]

The need for well-trained biostatisticians, bioinformaticians and epidemiological and public-health scientists is ever increasing, enhanced by the scientific revolution in molecular biology and genetics, its impact on health and the environment, as well as by the availability of ‘big data’ and progress in data science. Hasselt University’s Master of statistics with specializations: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology & Public Health Methodology, keeps abreast of such evolutions. The master programme combines a solid study of principles of applied and biostatistics with up-to-date information on topics such as clinical trials, public health, longitudinal data, survival analysis, genetics, survey methodology, etc. The specialisation in Bioinformatics makes it possible to keep an even closer pace with the more specific professional needs and skills required due to the development of novel experimental techniques in molecular biology and genetics. Hasselt University’s Master of statistics acquired accreditation from the prestigious Royal Statistical Society. Graduates from accredited courses will be granted the society’s professional status of graduate statistician on application. Graduate statistician is a grade of professional membership of the society. It provides formal recognition of an individual’s statistical qualifications. Graduate statisticians will be able to further undertake suitable professional training and experience, normally for at least five years, so as to be eligible to apply for Chartered statistician status. Students can choose between four specialisations: ... [-]

Master's Degree in Data Analytics for Professionals

Sabanci University
Campus Part time 1 year September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

Big data is paving the way to empower businesses to make better decisions: With the amount of digital data increasing at an enormous rate, rigorous research is carried out in an effort to extract value from the massive data sets, to turn them into smarter decisions for improving business results. The emerging field of Data Analytics holds the key to unleashing that potential. [+]

Masters in Statistics. Master's Degree Program for Professionals Big data is paving the way to empower businesses to make better decisions: With the amount of digital data increasing at an enormous rate, rigorous research is carried out in an effort to extract value from the massive data sets, to turn them into smarter decisions for improving business results. The emerging field of Data Analytics holds the key to unleashing that potential. Data Analytics is considered to be a relatively new field which integrates state-of-the-art computational and statistical techniques to extract business value from a rapidly expanding volume of data. Many consulting firms claim that Data Analytics will be one of the key skills of the 21st century. Most critical issue, however, is the shortage of analytical talent that could turn the high-volume data into useful information that will be used for better decision making. In a business world in which the gap between winners and losers is narrowing down, companies are increasingly turning to data analytics to gain a competitive advantage in productivity, profitability and sustainable manufacturing processes for better products and better services. To be able to do that, companies need trained workforce skilled in Data Analytics, who are equipped to manage, understand and model the data, interpret the outcome and communicate the results for business use. Professionals holding a degree in Data Analytics will be well positioned to help their organizations gain a competitive advantage in a data-driven world. This program is designed to help our participants develop... [-]