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Combined Degree in Applied Statistics (MS)

The ability to research, analyze, and interpret data to reduce risk and increase success is invaluable across industries. The combined degree program in Applied Statistics is designed to help undergraduate students hone their data-analytic skills, and to help them explore how to tackle problems of statistical design, analysis, and control.​

This program provides students with a strong quantitative background for careers in business, industry, or government. It also provides a solid foundation for students interested in pursuing PhD-level work in Applied Statistics.

Combined Degree Program Admission Criteria

Students applying for admission into the combined degree program in Applied Statistics should have already completed the following undergraduate coursework:

  • One year of single-variable calculus (e.g., MAT 150-151-152, or equivalent)
  • Two quarters of multivariable calculus (MAT 260 and MAT 261)
  • One quarter of linear algebra (MAT 262)
  • A course in logic and proofs (MAT 215 or both MAT 140 and MAT 141)
  • At least one quarter of computer programming (e.g., Python, Java, C++)

Students who are interested in applying to the combined degree program in Applied Statistics but who do not meet these requirements should consult with the Applied Statistics Graduate Program Director Desale Habtzghi​ (dhabtzgh@depaul.edu).

Application Instructions

Students may apply for admission into the combined degree program in Applied Statistics during their junior year of study. To apply, students should submit the following materials to the Office of Graduate Admissions (graddepaul@depaul.edu):

​Interested students are strongly encouraged to consult with the Applied Statistics Graduate Program Director Desale Habtzghi​ prior to submitting their application.