UT Dallas Marketable Skills

Master of Science in Statistics

The Statistics MS program offers a balanced list of applied and theoretical courses in Probability, Statistics, Data Analysis, Mathematics and Computer Science. Students acquire the necessary skills to prepare them for careers in fields that require sophisticated data analysis skills.

  • Creative and critical thinking; specialized knowledge of statistical theories, methods, tools and practices; advanced understanding of statistical and technical language and how to use it; ability to analyze and interpret large quantities of data.
  • Ability to interpret statistical results in real-world terms; ability to communicate statistical ideas to others clearly and succinctly.
  • Ability to construct logical statistical arguments and conclusions with accuracy and clarity; proficiency in computer programming languages including R and SAS; ability to work on intellectual challenges.