Applied Statistics M.S. (Purdue degree)Offered by: Department of Mathematical Sciences This program is designed to increase the number of professionals with the broad training in statistical methodology that is suitable for applications in industry, medicine, business and government.
Why choose this program?
The primary goal of the master’s degree program is to provide a basis for the skilled and competent application of modern statistical methods. In addition to the basic theoretical foundations, areas of methodology include regression analysis, design of experiments, multivariate analysis, quality control, survival analysis, time series, sample surveys, categorical and nonparametric methodology.
All applied courses use and emphasize the importance of modern statistical computing software. Most courses are offered in the late afternoon or evening to accommodate students who are engaged in professional development while maintaining full-time careers.
What will you learn?
A typical student in this program will be exposed to a broad base of practical techniques and applications from a wide variety of fields. At the same time the student's background in theory is developed so that the learning process will continue in any professional environment pursued after graduation.
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