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The STAT Program offers the degrees of Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy for graduate study and research in Statistics and Probability. Applied and theoretical courses prepare students for careers in academia, government and industry. The Program’s flexible design accommodates students with varied backgrounds and interests.

Graduate students in the STAT Program find that the combination of rigorous classes, faculty-student Research Interaction Teams (RIT’s), computational support, and thesis research prepare them well for the job market. The Program also offers students from other disciplines a variety of courses to supplement their own field of study.

All recent graduates have found good positions in academia, government or the private sector. In particular, the nearby presence of the federal government offers almost unlimited opportunities for graduates with advanced degrees in statistics.

NEW! Biostatistics/Bioinformatics Concentration

Biostatistics/Bioinformatics is an important research field in Statistics with immensely broad applications in public health, medical, and biological research. Bioinformatics is an emerging field with rapid development and has significant overlap with Biostatistics. The new Bioinformatics/Biostatistics (STAT-BB) concentration addresses the increasing research opportunities and the educational needs of this burgeoning field. Click here for details.