The Statistics and Data Science Master's degree programs are intended as a terminal degree and does not lead to the doctoral program in Statistics. Recommended preparatory courses include advanced undergraduate level courses in linear algebra, statistics/probability and proficiency in programming.
For admissions information, please review the department’s admissions page. For any questions regarding admission, please contact the department through the graduate admissions .
Most part-time students take an average of 3 to 5 years to complete the 45-unit requirement. You must complete a Master's degree within 5 years of starting the program.
Note that while the majority of this degree can be completed online, this depends heavily on your program plan, area of focus, and the course offerings for any given academic quarter. You may find it helpful to compare the degree requirements with SCPD’s typical course offerings to see how much of this degree can be completed online.
By participating in the HCP program, the student acknowledges that the degree’s curricular requirements are not formatted for distance learners and that many of the required courses are not delivered online.
For course tuition and fees, please click Tuition & Fees.
To learn more about the policies, procedures, and logistics of being a HCP student, please review our Honors Cooperative Program Handbook