Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Statistics, Master of Science


Academic Information

Statistics forms the backbone of a multitude of research endeavors and is essential in the design of experiments and analysis of experimental data—in disciplines old, new, and cutting edge. This non-thesis advanced degree concludes with a comprehensive exam conducted by the student's advisory committee.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Statistics, Master of Science


Careers

What Can I Do with a Master of Science in Statistics?

Statistics is a profession in its own right, but it's also an essential tool in countless career fields; from physical and social science to business, engineering, and marketing. Government and industry employers need skilled statisticians for operations research, numerical analysis, simulation and modeling, data analysis, market research, and commercial surveys. In the Master's Degree in Statistics you will receive rigorous training in the design of experiments and the analysis and interpretation of results.

With further education, one of these paths is possible:
  • Policy analyst
  • Research assistant
  • Data analyst
  • Surveyor

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Statistics, Master of Science


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Statistics, Master of Science


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Minimum Units for Completion 32
Major GPA 3.0
Additional Admission Requirements Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
Fieldwork Experience/Internship Optional
Comprehensive Exam Comprehensive Exam is required.
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College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Statistics, Master of Science


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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Statistics, Master of Science


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