Central Michigan University

Master in Applied Statistics & Analytics

In today's data-driven world, if you can analyze data and unlock insights, your talents are in high demand. You can join the fast-growing field of data champions with a master of science in applied statistics and analytics. Learn to take raw numbers, mine insights and see your career take off. Gain the data skills to thrive in this dynamic field.

Why This Program & What You'll Learn

Transform numbers and data into real-world insights. The master’s program in applied statistics & analytics provides you with advanced knowledge and real-world applications in data science. You’ll also learn valuable teamwork and presentation skills that are essential in the workplace.

We offer several sequences of coursework. These include data management and programming; data mining predictive modeling; big data analytics option; and applied statistics option.

Most of the courses require a semester-long research project. You are encouraged to exhibit your projects at the annual poster presentation. Outstanding projects are recommended for international project competitions organized by the SAS Institute. In previous years, several student projects have won the competitions.

The statistician employment rate is expected to increase 31% by 2028 projected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It is rated the best 6th best job of all disciplines and No. 1 in Best Business Jobs, according to U.S. & World Reports  “2020 Best Job Ranking”.

Partnering with the SAS Institute, the world leader in analytics, we prepare you for two SAS professional certificate programs. One is Certified Specialist: SAS Base Programming Certification Exam. The other is Predictive Modeler Professional Certification Exam.

We offer graduate teaching assistantships to master's students. Teaching assistantships are determined by the graduate committee based on academic credentials and previous teaching performance.

Duration 02 Year Average Processing Time 20 Days
Tuition Fee (International) 38400 USD Application Fee 40 USD
Living Cost 24000 USD Additional Fee
Tuition Fee Break Up 19200 USD/ Year
Programme Level Bachelors/UG Degree
Course Type Full Time
Eligibility (For Domestic Fee)
Other Requirements

We also require students to demonstrate English proficiency, unless from a country where English is considered a primary language. Students have several options for showing English proficiency. TOEFL (79), ILETS (6.5), PTE (53), and Duolingo (100) are the most common, however, there are other options as well

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