MASTER OF SCIENCE
STATISTICS and OPERATIONS RESEARCH
The Department of Statistics and Operations Research (College of Science) offers a Master of Science program in Statistics and Operations Research. Both part-time and full-time students are admitted to this program. Research requirements include both thesis and non-thesis options.
Current research interest of the faculty include : Non-Parametric Statistics, Linear Models, Stochastic Processes, Probability Theory, Distribution Theory, Multivariate analysis, Demography, Quality Control, Sampling, Simulation, Queuing Theory, Inventory Models, and Mathematical Programming.
The program requirements are (non-thesis option in parenthesis) :
22 (31) TOTAL COURSE CREDIT
1. SEMINAR (1 credit each)
9 COMPULSORY (3 credits each)
0480 - 501 Probability Theory
0480 - 502 Theory of Statistics I
0480 - 550 Stochastic Processes
0480 - 593 Project (non-thesis option only)
6(12) ELECTIVES (3 credits each)
6(9) The remaining credit hours may be elected from any 500 level graduate courses offered by the Department of Statistics and Operations Research or the Department of Mathematics. Students may also substitute up to 6 credit hours from the elective undergraduate statistics or mathematics courses (400 level) with the approval of the Program Committee.
NC COMPULSORY (Non-credit)