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Department of Mathematical Sciences

MA Statistics: FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I am interested in this program. How do I apply?

A: See the Application page for information on how to apply to the program.

Q: Are there prerequisites for this program?

A: There are some coursework prerequisites needed to apply to this program. Visit the Application page for more details.

Q: Do I need any special equipment and/or knowledge for this program?

A: Incoming MAS students are expected to have a laptop to complete their coursework and should familiar with a variety of business and statistical software. More information

Q: Can I pursue a PhD after this program?

A: The MA in Statistics program is a professional degree program, preparing students to work as professionals after graduation. More information

Q: What are some of the some of the career possibilities after I get my MAS degree?

A: This program prepares students for careers in data science, a respected and well-paid profession that is in high demand. Knowledgeable statisticians and data scientists are employed in a wide array of fields. More information

Q: How does Binghamton University’s MA in Statistics compare in cost to other schools?

A: As a top-rated public university, Binghamton University offers a world-class education at a fraction of the cost of most private schools in the United States. More information

Q: Who will be teaching the program?

A: Courses are taught by tenured and tenure-track faculty, with a wide range of research interests. Visit our faculty page to learn more.

Last Updated: 6/16/17