Required Courses

The 4 core required courses for the M.A. Statistics Degree are:

  • GR5203: Probability (3 points)
  • GR5204 Inference (3 points)

GR5203 and GR5204 are required to be taken sequentially in the first semester.

  • GR5205: Linear Regression Models (3 points) 
  • GR5291: Advanced Data Analysis (3 points) OR GR5242 Advanced Machine Learning (available Fall 2017) – Taken last semester of the program. Students may not take both capstones.

Core courses cannot be waived regardless of prior background.  For any course to count towards the MA Degree, it must be taken for a grade evaluation.  P/F is not acceptable.