M.S. Applied Statistics

Going further, doing more


Each student in the program is required to complete 24 credits of course work and 6 credits of graduate project or thesis.  The course work consists of four required core courses and four elective courses.

Core Courses

STAT 541       Mathematical Statistics I 3
STAT 542       Mathematical Statistics II 3
STAT 545       Correlation and Regression Analysis 3
STAT 546       Analysis of Variance and Design of Experiments 3

Elective Courses
Select 12 credits from the following, with at least 9 credits at the 700-level

STAT 543       Categorical Data Analysis 3
STAT 547       Nonparametric Statistics 3
STAT 549       Applied Multivariate Statistics                               3
STAT 762       Bayesian Statistics 3
STAT 763       Survey of Modern Statistical Software 3
STAT 764       Statistical Learning 3
STAT 766       Biostatistics 3

Capstone Experience
Select one of the following research options (3 credits per semester)

STAT 796       Graduate Project in Applied Statistics 6
STAT 799       Master's Thesis 6


Grade Notice

Per UWL Graduate Studies policy, students who earn less than a "C" grade in a graduate course will be dismissed from graduate studies and the Master's in Applied Statistics program.