Statistics Master's Programs in New York State

A master's degree in statistics is a stepping stone to careers in business, industrial, and government organizations. Read the article to learn about master's degree programs in statistics available in New York and the schools that offer them. Schools offering Mathematics degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

State University of New York at Albany

The State University of New York at Albany offers a Master of Science in Biometry and Statistics (biostatistics). The program focuses on the theories and methods of biometry and statistics and their applications in the fields of environmental science, biology, healthcare, and survey studies. The curriculum includes courses in statistics, public health, and epidemiology.

City University of New York Bernard M Baruch College

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College offers a Master of Science in Statistics program with specializations in general statistics and data science. There's also the option to complete the program either in part-time or full-time mode. The program concentrates on the statistical models used for decision making and includes courses in data mining, big data, applied probability, and advanced linear models.

Columbia University

The Master of Arts in Statistics program offered by Columbia University is available in on-campus and hybrid program formats and can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. The 30-unit program includes courses in probability, data analysis, linear regression models, and machine learning. Columbia also offers a Master of Science in Applied Statistics that can be completed in three semesters and is designed to lead to data science careers.

Cornell University

Cornell University offers a Master of Professional Studies program in applied statistics with an option to choose between statistical analysis and data science tracks. The two-semester program provides courses on topics like probability inference, SAS computing, and database management. Students also earn SAS certification and must compete a practical project on data analysis.

Fordham University

Fordham University offers a Master of Science in Applied Statistics and Decision Making program with two options: a one-year full-time program and a two-year part-time program. The program focuses on data science and includes courses on C++ programming, judgment and decision making, risk management, and marketing analytics that are integrated from the fields of computer science, psychology, management, finance, and IT.

New York University

New York University offers a Master of Science program in biostatistics, which not only teaches the biostatistical methods of data management but also provides coding courses in R and Stata in addition to mentorship in statistical consulting and a chance to work on public health issues. The university also offers a Master of Science in Applied Statistics for Social Science Research with concentrations in data science for social impact, computational methods, and general applied statistics.

Rochester Institute of Technology

The Master of Science in Applied Statistics program offered by the Rochester Institute of Technology can be completed on both a full-time and part-time basis; on-campus and online formats are also available. The 30-credit-hour program offers concentrations in the areas of clinical trials, data mining, informatics, and industrial statistics, which prepare students to solve complex data-related challenges in industrial, marketing, and healthcare settings.

Syracuse University

The Master of Science in Applied Statistics offered by Syracuse University is a multidisciplinary program that concentrates on the applications of statistical software and statistical consulting. The core courses include topics in probability, mathematical statistics, regression analysis, and statistical consulting.

University of Rochester

The University of Rochester offers two master's degree programs in statistics - a Master of Arts in Statistics and a Master of Science in Medical Statistics. The M.A. in Statistics program includes coursework in probability theory, statistical inference, Bayesian inference, and linear modeling whereas M.S. in Medical Statistics consists of courses in clinical trials, large sample theory, and biostatistics in addition to traditional statistics courses.

School Name Programs Offered Tuition Cost (2018-2019)*
State University of New York at Albany M.S. in Biometry and Statistics In-state: $11,090; Out-of-state: $22,650
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College M.S. in Statistics - General Statistics or Data Science In-state: $10,770; Out-of-state: $19,920
Columbia University in the City of New York M.A. in Statistics
M.S. in Applied Statistics
$46,216
Cornell University M.P.S. in Applied Statistics: Statistical Analysis or Data Science $29,500
Fordham University M.S. in Applied Statistics and Decision-Making $33,696
New York University M.S. in Biostatistics
M.S. in Applied Statistics for Social Science Research
$42,888
Rochester Institute of Technology M.S. in Applied Statistics $45,520
Syracuse University M.S. in Applied Statistics $37,416
University of Rochester M.A. in Statistics
M.S. in Medical Statistics
$39,696

Source: *NCES

Many public and private universities in New York offer master's degree programs in pure statistics, applied statistics, and biostatistics. All these programs aim at mentoring students and preparing them to handle the challenges in data-driven medical, industrial, and business sectors.

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