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Program Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate mastery of core statistical theory;
2. Demonstrate proficiency in statistical methodology and data analysis;
3. Select, justify, and apply appropriate inferential and predictive methods;
4. Responsibly interpret results and output of statistical analyses;
5. Communicate effectively (written and oral) and organize/manage projects in collaborative settings (within and between disciplines);
6. Write code for statistical applications in one or more languages;
7. Gather and manage data from a variety of sources;
8. Collaborate with researchers and clients to solve data‐oriented problems that arise in other disciplines; and,
9. Conduct independent learning and research.

Required Courses
STAT 425Probability Theory4
STAT 426Estimation and Sampling Theory4
STAT 427Mathematical Statistics4
STAT 466Senior Project - Statistical Consulting4
STAT 550Generalized Linear Models4
STAT 551Statistical Learning with R4
STAT 566Graduate Consulting Practicum2
STAT 590Graduate Seminar in Statistics3
STAT 599Thesis8
Approved Electives
Select from the following: 18
Bioinformatics Algorithms
Knowledge Discovery from Data
Scientific and Information Visualization
Topics in Advanced Data Mining
Computational Linguistics
Mathematical Foundations of Data Science
Data Science Projects Laboratory
Linear Algebra III
Introduction to Analysis I
Introduction to Analysis II
Introduction to Analysis III
Numerical Analysis I
Numerical Optimization
Real Analysis
Statistics Education: Pedagogy, Content, Technology, and Assessment
Bayesian Reasoning and Methods
Statistical Analysis of Time Series
Survival Analysis Methods
Applied Multivariate Statistics
Survey Sampling and Methodology
SAS Certification Preparation
SAS Advanced Certification Preparation
Independent Study
Advanced Statistical Computing with R
Advanced Design and Analysis of Experiments
Applied Stochastic Processes
Total units45