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Master of Applied Statistics

Program Details

Penn State Online offers a Master of Applied Statistics degree. There is a current demand for trained statisticians in various careers within science, technology, health care, education, or business. Areas of expertise and learning in this program include:

  • Data mining
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Biostatistics Techniques
  • Statistical Consulting


  • Applicant must hold either (1) a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or (2) a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • GPA and Test Scores
  • 3 References
  • Statement of Purpose
  • The math prerequisite for this program is a standard three-course calculus sequence (for example, MATH 140, MATH 141, and MATH 230) and knowledge of matrix and linear algebra

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education