MS and PhD in Statistics

The Department of Statistics offers graduate work leading to MS and PhD degrees in Statistics. Students can concentrate on theory or applications, and programs can be tailored to emphasize such areas of interest as ecology, engineering, forestry, genetics/genomics and computational biology, mathematics, or oceanography. All students obtain experience as statistical consultants for problems in a variety of areas, including agriculture, biology, forestry, exercise physiology, and engineering. Students interested in environmental sciences have the opportunity to obtain experience both in and outside the classroom with statistical methods for environmental data.

Please click below and on the Prospective Students tab above to learn more about the programs and admissions.

Statistics Graduate Student Guidebook: PDF

Learning outcomes: MS/PhD

Graduate School: MS/PhD, International Admissions 

Academic Catalog: MS/PhD

 The Statistics programs admit applicants for Fall term only. The current application period opens in mid-September 2020 for the program that starts in September 2021. Applicants who wish to be considered for funding must apply and submit all supporting documentation by January 15, 2021. For other applicants the deadline to apply is June 1, 2021. Applications are accepted online. Apply now.

MS and Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics

The demand for professionals who can interpret large quantities of data has never been greater, and these skills are vital for scientific advances and business success worldwide. Whether you're an experienced analytics professional or looking to change careers and become one, you can chart your path forward by earning a Master of Science degree or a Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics online from Oregon State University. For a comprehensive overview of our online data analytics programs and admission, please refer to our Data Analytics Graduate Student Guidebook and the websites below.

Data Analytics Graduate Student Guidebook: PDF

Ecampus: Overview MS | Certificate

Graduate School: MS | CertificateInternational Admissions  

Academic Catalog: MS | Certificate

The Data Analytics programs admit applicants for Fall term only. The current application period opens in mid-September 2020 for the program that starts in September 2021. Applicants who have not completed the ST 351 prerequisite course or who may be eligible to have it waived should apply by April 1, 2021. Applicants who have taken ST 351 at OSU may apply as late as June 1, 2021. Applications are accepted online. Apply now.