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PhD in Statistics

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in Statistics is designed to prepare you to work on the frontiers ofthe discipline of Statistics, whether your career choice leads you into research and teaching or into leadership roles in business, industry and government.

The program is very flexible particularly in the choice of electives and of research topic. You may even choose to do research on the interface of Statistics and some other discipline, such as Computer Science, Genetics, Forestry, Bioinformatics, Economics, etc. The course requirements are designed to ensure that you have sufficient training in Probability, Statistical Inference, Computing, and Applications to prepare you for research on the cutting edge of Statistics.

Many items in this section, with some modifications for the Department’s purposes, are taken from the Graduate Bulletin.

Prerequisite and Application Information

Guidelines for PhD Program 

Detailed Program Information

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