Why get a master’s degree statistics?
Statistics is a thriving field that develops and tests tools for data collection, modeling and analysis. Statistical methods and practices are ubiquitous in all the sciences, and in society at large, especially in this age of ever-increasing reliance on digital technology. The statistics M.S. consists of graduate-level training in classical and modern methods of statistical analysis and provides a solid background in the foundations of these tools. With the number of jobs in data science and related technology fields growing exponentially, you’ll be well equipped for a range of positions drawing on your statistical modeling and computing skills.
Why choose UNH’s statistics program?
UNH is a hotbed of data-driven science as a result of its mission as major research university. You’ll have numerous opportunities in interdisciplinary and data-driven research. Combined with the foundational training of the program, our graduates are positioned to become leaders in statistical development, especially in industry. Our faculty specialize in areas including nonparametric function estimation, designing experiments for innovation, statistical learning and data mining, environmetrics, spatial statistics, time series, and climate statistics. Most courses in the program are offered online or in a live-online hybrid format. Our program can be comfortably completed in three semesters.
Potential career areas
- Data science
- Government organizations
- Information technology
- Service industries
- Startup companies
- Technology companies