October 2012

Ph.D. Learning Objectives/Outcomes
  1. Graduates will be able to communicate the major tenets of statistics, explain their work orally and identify areas of future research areas in statistics.
  2. Graduates will have passed the comprehensive written exams at a superior level based on a summary of required coursework.
  3. Graduates will have designed, carried out and presented an original work of research at the leading edge of the statistics discipline.
  4. Graduates will be able to identify and articulate strategies for dealing with ethical issues that may arise.
 
M.S. Learning Objectives/Outcomes
  1. Graduates will be able to understand basic theoretical and applied principles of statistics with adequate preparation to pursue a PhD or enter the job force as an applied statistician.
  2. Graduates will have passed the comprehensive written exams based on a summary of required coursework.
  3. Graduates will have presented a summary of a research project [non-thesis coursework].
  4. Graduates will be able to identify areas where ethical issues may arise in statistics.