Masters Programs in Statistics

Compare 24 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 2017 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. 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 the profitability of harnessing the predictive power of large-scale consumer data. In this new world of information overload, employers actively seek candidates who have the ability to translate data into actionable solutions. Hult’s one-year Master of Business Statistics degree will place you at the... [-]

Master of Mathematical Sciences (Advanced) (MMS)

The Australian National University | Science
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Australia Canberra

This degree is intended to enable students to upgrade their expertise in the mathematical sciences either as a route to further study of mathematical sciences or to upgrade their quantitative skills in areas such as the biological sciences and computational science that are rapidly becoming more reliant on advanced techniques from the mathematical sciences. [+]

A single two year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences ANU is ranked number one in Australia for maths teaching and research*. We offer our students small class sizes and access to some of the best mathematicians in Australia, currently including 15 fellows of the Australian Academy of Sciences, two fellows of the Royal Society, ten recipients of the Australian Mathematical Society Medal and three ARC Laureate Fellows. Our researchers have access to up-to-date computing facilities including the National Computational Infrastructure supercomputer. We fulfil both a national and international role as a “research institute” in the mathematical sciences, working cooperatively with the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) and a number of international centres. This degree is intended to enable students to upgrade their expertise in the mathematical sciences either as a route to further study of mathematical sciences or to upgrade their quantitative skills in areas such as the biological sciences and computational science that are rapidly becoming more reliant on advanced techniques from the mathematical sciences. Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to: Explain the fundamental concepts of a chosen research topic and its role in modern mathematics and applied contexts; Systematically identify relevant theory and concepts, relate these to appropriate methodologies and evidence, and draw appropriate conclusions; Demonstrate capacity for mathematical reasoning through analyzing, proving and explaining concepts from the chosen research area; Engage in systematic discovery and critical review of appropriate and relevant information sources;... [-]

MPhil in Mathematics

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong

The MPhil program seeks to strengthen students' general background in mathematics and mathematical sciences, and to expose students to the environment and scope of mathematical research. Submission and successful defense of a thesis based on original research are required. [+]

Masters in Statistics. Joining the Department as a postgraduate is certainly a good move. The Department maintains strong research in both pure and applied mathematics, as well as the traditional core of a Mathematics department. What makes our Department different is the equally strong research in fluid mechanics, scientific computation and statistics. The quality of research at the postgraduate level is reflected in the scholarly achievements of faculty members, many of whom are recognized as leading authorities in their fields. Research programs often involve collaboration with scholars at an international level, especially in the European, North American and Chinese universities. Renowned academics also take part in the Department's regular colloquia and seminars. The faculty comprises several groups: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Probability and Statistics. Mathematics permeates almost every discipline of science and technology. We believe our comprehensive approach enables inspiring interaction among different faculty members and helps generate new mathematical tools to meet the scientific and technological challenges facing our fast-changing world. The MPhil program seeks to strengthen students' general background in mathematics and mathematical sciences, and to expose students to the environment and scope of mathematical research. Submission and successful defense of a thesis based on original research are required. Research Foci Algebra and Number Theory The theory of Lie groups, Lie algebras and their representations play an important role in many of the recent development in mathematics and in the interaction of mathematics with physics. Our research includes representation theory of reductive groups, Kac-Moody algebras, quantum groups, and... [-]

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 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. [+]

Masters in Statistics. 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... [-]

Master in Biostatistics

New York Medical College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Westchester

The M.S. in Biostatistics is a quantitatively-oriented graduate program. In order to ensure your success in this program, our faculty looks for a strong background and demonstrated quantitative ability. [+]

Master in Biostatistics We consider several factors for admission to the M.S. in Biostatistics Program, including: Grade Point Average: The most successful applicants to our M.S. in Biostatistics program earned a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 in their Bachelor’s degree programs. However, the GPA is only one of several factors considered. Personal Statement Recommendations Work Experience Community Involvement School Extracurricular Activities Strong Quantitative Background/Ability The M.S. in Biostatistics is a quantitatively-oriented graduate program. In order to ensure your success in this program, our faculty looks for a strong background and demonstrated quantitative ability. While no particular major is required for this program, it is helpful for students to have some background in one of the following areas: Mathematics Chemistry Finance Accounting Experimental Psychology Computer Science Information Systems Physics We also look for a “passion” for public health, some understanding and appreciation of the field and a desire to become more involved in improving health and health care in your community. GRE scores are not required for this program. International students International students must complete several additional requirements. Additional Application Requirements for International M.S. in Biostatistics Students Our M.S. in Biostatistics program requires a high level of facility with the English language. In order to ensure your success, we require a TOEFL or IELTS score from the following students: Those whose native language is not English; Those from countries where English is one of the official languages, but not necessarily the first language of the majority of... [-]

Master in Applied Statistics

Örebro University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 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. [+]

Masters in Statistics. 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... [-]

Master of Actuarial Science

Bond University
Campus Full time 72 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Actuarial Science combines advanced mathematics, statistics, data analytics, actuarial risk theory, finance, economics and accounting subjects with large-scale, real-life commercial data analysis. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree at a credit average in any discipline other than actuarial science. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Emerging as a key growth sector of the 21st century, actuarial science applies elements of economics, finance, statistics and advanced mathematics to interpret, manage and evaluate risk. Never before have organisations had such extraordinary access to personal information, health statistics, buying habits, population movement, employment trends and much, much more. In these numbers lie the answers to the big questions that really matter. The Master of Actuarial Science is a three semester degree that provides students with an undergraduate degree in an alternative field and an opportunity to complete Part I with the Actuaries Institute. The Master of Actuarial Science is taught in smaller classes for personalised attention and allows students unparalleled access to Bond University's Macquarie Trading Room and Bloomberg data-sourcing terminals. The program will develop skills in the challenge of crunching 'big data' numbers to create practical solutions for real world problems. Bond is the only university in Queensland to offer the program fully accredited by the Actuaries Institute. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Core Subjects (9) Advanced Modelling Contingencies Corporate Finance Derivative Products Financial Mathematics Insurance Models Investments Macroeconomics Mathematical Statistics Electives (7) You must complete approved postgraduate elective subjects. PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES Actuarial Science has emerged as a key growth sector of the 21st century and is consistently ranked among the best careers in the world. High graduate starting salaries and full employment rates reflect the growing demand... [-]

MSc in Mathematical Statistics

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Lund

The Master's in Mathematical Statistics provides a broad spectrum of tools and methods for handling random phenomena occurring in scientific [+]

Programme overview

The Master´s programme in Mathematical Statistics provides a broad spectrum of tools and methods for handling random phenomena occurring in scientific as well as industrial contexts. Within the programme you can specialise in many different areas for different purposes.

Within the programme you can specialise in many different areas for different purposes. In this programme you take at least 45 ECTS credits in mathematical statistics at Master’s level, and write a Master´s thesis of 30 ECTS credits. You can choose to take the remaining (at most) 45 ECTS course credits in mathematics or numerical analysis. You can also choose to take courses in other subjects such as computer science, or, if you are aiming for a career in a specific applied field, courses in that field. Examples include courses in economics, molecular biology and bioinformatics. If you intend to proceed to a PhD you should take courses with a high degree of theory content, while if you are aiming for a career outside academia you should take courses that cover a wide range of statistical models and methods.... [-]


Master in Applied Informatics and Business

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The programme is implemented by Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) in Vilnius, Lithuania and Fernando Pessoa University (FPU) in Porto, Portugal. The study language is English, students will spend the first and third semesters at Mykolas Romeris University and second semester at private Fernando Pessoa University. [+]

Why this study programme? The programme is implemented by Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) in Vilnius, Lithuania and Fernando Pessoa University (FPU) in Porto, Portugal. The study language is English, students will spend the first and third semesters at Mykolas Romeris University and second semester at private Fernando Pessoa University. The last semester they will have possibility to choose between internship in Lithuanian business enterprises and internship in different partner universities: Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria), Istanbul Bilgi University (Turkey), Oldenburg University (Germany) or Zagreb University (Croatia). After successful graduation students will gain the degree in Master of Applied Informatics. Objective of the study programme: To train high level qualification specialists in the field of applied informatics, who are able to understand the tasks related to informative, communicative and technological business support maintenance and the questions regarding the progress of information systems and information science. Access to professional activities: The main means of applying the career of specialists qualified in business informatics are the design of ICT infrastructure, its effective installation and creation in business processes. If the specialists effectively apply the theoretical knowledge related to e-business solutions and technologies, strategies of development of e-services and e-business, conducting the research in innovations, marketing, entrepreneurship and market dynamics, they will be able to consult and practically develop the business in e-space and to solve the emerging problems related to application and research. Main study subjects: Architecture of Networks and IS Security, Systems of Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Statistics for Business, Actuarity and Models... [-]

Master's Degree In Engineering Sciences (MCI)

Tecnológico de Monterrey
Campus Full time 4 semesters July 2017 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. [+]

Masters in Statistics. 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... [-]

MSc, MPhil, PhD - Statistics

University of Kent, School of Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 6 years August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

With ongoing activities in areas like biological applications, statistical ecology, and nonparametric statistics, research students joining SMSAS will become part of a thriving and vibrant research community. [+]

MSc, MPhil, PhD - Statistics With ongoing activities in areas like biological applications, statistical ecology, and nonparametric statistics, research students joining SMSAS will become part of a thriving and vibrant research community. There's a well-established system of support and training, with a high level of contact between staff and research students. A very active research seminar programme further enhances the Statistics research experience. Course structure Staff research interests are diverse, and include: Bayesian statistics; bioinformatics; biometry; ecological statistics; epidemic modelling; medical statistics; nonparametric statistics and semi-parametric modelling; risk and queueing theory; shape statistics. Statistics has strong connections with a number of prestigious research universities such as Texas A&M University, the University of Texas, the University of Otago, the University of Sydney and other research institutions at home and abroad. The research interests of the group are in line with the mainstream of statistics, with emphasis on both theoretical and applied subjects. The group regularly receives research grants. The EPSRC has awarded two major grants, which support the National Centre for Statistical Ecology (NCSE), a joint venture between several institutions. A BBSRC grant supports stochastic modelling in bioscience. Research areas Biometry and ecological statistics Specific interests are in biometry, cluster analysis, stochastic population processes, analysis of discrete data, analysis of quantal assay data, overdispersion, and we enjoy good links within the University, including the School of Biosciences and the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology. A recent major joint research project involves modelling the behaviour of yeast prions and builds upon... [-]

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... [-]

Master of Public Health

Chicago State University
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years August 2017 USA Chicago

Chicago State University's MPH program is a practice-centered curriculum designed to prepare students for the health problems of the 21st century. It focuses on the core functions of public health including: health status assessments, environmental health quality assurance, behavior change strategies, health disparities, as well as health policy development and research. [+]

Chicago State University's MPH program is a practice-centered curriculum designed to prepare students for the health problems of the 21st century. It focuses on the core functions of public health including: health status assessments, environmental health quality assurance, behavior change strategies, health disparities, as well as health policy development and research. CSU’s MPH program has a value-added component that focuses on minority health and health equity. The MPH curriculum also emphasizes the social and scientific strategies in understanding the causality, consequences, prevention and control of diseases and untimely deaths. Students in the MPH program will conduct research that will increase public awareness of these health problems. Admissions Application Deadlines The Graduate School accepts applications on a continuous basis for most graduate programs; students interested in obtaining admission to a specific term should complete the admission process by these deadlines: Fall Term - March 15th (March 1st for all Counseling applicants). Spring Term - October 15th (one month earlier for international applicants). Total Tuition and Fees $3,926.00 - $6,248.00 (Graduate) [-]

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: ... [-]