Compare 22 Masters Programs in Statistics

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.

22 Results in Statistics Filter

Masters in Business Analytics

Hult International Business School
Campus Full-time 1 year August 2019 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 Analytics degree equips you with the analytical and business capability to translate data statistics and analysis into action.

Master in Mathematics and Statistics

University of Helsinki
Campus Full-time 2 years August 2019 Finland Helsinki

Studies in this Master’s program will lead you into the fascinating world of modern science, giving you a solid basis for mathematics and statistics applications. Graduates from this Master’s program find employment as researchers, teachers, and in demanding expert posts in the public and private sector in Finland and abroad. The Master’s program in mathematics and statistics is based on top research and it consists of mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics. The program is part of the Analysis and dynamics and the Inverse problems centers of excellence.

Master's Programme in Statistical Sciences

Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics - Umeå University
Campus Full-time 1 year August 2019 Sweden Umeå

This one-year programme offers broad and high-level training in both applied and computational statistics as well as in the foundations of the statistical theory. You will gain a solid knowledge of statistical methods and hone your skills to critically analyze and interpret data and to communicate the results of your analysis.

Master in Official Statistics

University of Economics Prague - Faculty of Informatics and Statistics
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Czech Republic Prague

New graduate degree program (2 years/120 ECTS, full-time, fully taught in English) at the Faculty of Informatics and Statistics (FIS), University of Economics, Prague (VŠE).

Master in Statistical Learning Theory

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Russia Moscow

This program 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 program.

Master in Measurement & Statistics

Florida State University, College of Education
Campus 2 years September 2019 USA Tallahassee

Ranked as one of the top 20 Educational Psychology graduate programs in the country, our Measurement and Statistics program will prepare you to work with data and the statistical and measurement tools that inform us about education — about schools, students, teachers and how they perform.

Master in Mathematics and Modelling. Specialisation: Mathematical Statistics and Financial Mathematics

Linnaeus University
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Teleborg

This programme will suit anyone who is interested in mathematics and wants to apply his or her skills to problem-solving and for creating new mathematical models. It also gives you the possibility to start an academic career. In Mathematical Statistics and Financial Mathematics, you study courses in mathematics but you also train stochastic thinking and statistic skills. It contains courses in e.g. probability theory, stochastic analysis, insurance mathematics and financial modeling.

Master in Statistics (STAT)

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Campus 3 semesters September 2019 Saudi Arabia Thuwal

The Statistics (STAT) program educates students to analyze and model complex real-world problems arising in modern Statistical Data Science. Two degrees are offered: the M.S. degree (under either a Thesis or a Non-Thesis option) and the Ph.D. degree. Admission to one degree does not guarantee transfer to another. All students in the M.S. and Ph.D. programs are guided by a Faculty Advisor to develop their program of study.

Master in Applied Statistics

Örebro University
Campus Full-time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Örebro

The Master's program in statistics provides in-depth and broad theoretical knowledge, focused on applications and practical usage of statistical theory and methodology. It prepares you to take on an essential role in statistical modelling and design, and for making own methodological contributions. Would you like to do research in statistics? Then this programme is set up for you!

Master of Statistics by Distance Learning

Hasselt University
Online Full-time Part-time 2 years September 2019 Belgium Hasselt Diepenbeek + 2 more

One of the principles we are bearing in mind when setting up the Distance program is to keep it as close to the On-Campus program as possible, not only its content and teaching methods but also the way of assessing students.

Master in Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics (MMES)

African School of Economics
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 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.

Master's Degree in Modeling and Mathematical Research, Statistics and Computing

University of Oviedo -
Campus Full-time 1 year September 2019 Spain Oviedo

Aimed at graduates in Mathematics, Physics and Engineering who wish to complete their training, either by initiating research in Mathematics or acquiring advanced training in Applied Mathematics and Statistics for incorporation into companies or technology centers.

Master in Statistical Sciences

University of Bologna
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Italy Bologna

The International Master's (Second Cycle Degree) in Statistical Sciences aims to train experts able to manage, analyze and interpret data in order to produce that knowledge required to support decision-making processes in private and public companies.

Master's degree in statistical techniques

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full-time 3 semesters September 2019 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.

MicroMasters Program in Evidence-Based Management (Australian National University)

Online Full-time Part-time 16 - 96 weeks June 2019 USA Cambridge + 1 more

Gain the critical thinking skills and knowledge needed to become a more effective decision maker.