Statistics BS/Statistics MS (non-thesis)

For students who specify a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics, the addition of a Master of Science degree in Statistics may provide increased employment opportunities.

Admission to Program

Students may apply to the Double Dawgs pathway once they have completed STAT 2360, STAT 4210, MATH 2250, MATH 2260, and 30 hours of undergraduate coursework. This will likely be in their second year.

Students who meet the following criteria will be eligible to apply for the pathway:

- Completed 30 hours of coursework towards the undergraduate degree (including AP/IB credits)
- Completed the following courses* with a grade of B (3.0) or higher:
STAT 2000 (or STAT 2100H or STAT 2010), STAT 2360, STAT 4210 (or STAT 4110H), MATH 2250, and MATH 2260
*If course requirement was satisfied by AP or IB testing, criteria is not applicable.

Admission to the pathway does not guarantee admission to the graduate program.


Graduate-level courses that may be used to satisfy undergraduate and graduate program requirements.

Students may take the following to satisfy required courses in their major:
STAT 6510 will satisfy STAT 4510 requirement
STAT 6520 will satisfy STAT 4520 requirement

Students may pick two of the following to satisfy two of the three required major electives:
STAT 6100 for STAT 4100
STAT 6240 for STAT 4240
STAT 6250 for STAT 4250
STAT 6260 for STAT 4260
STAT 6280 for STAT 4280
STAT 6290 for STAT 4290
STAT 6350 for STAT 4350
STAT 6620 for STAT 4620

Additional requirements that are unique to this Double Dawgs program:


Admission to Graduate Program

Admission to the graduate program is competitive.

- Application for the graduate program is required by December 1st of the last year of the undergraduate program.
- Student has made a B (3.0) or better in all Statistics (STAT) and Mathematics (MATH) courses.
- Meets one of the three criteria below:
~ A GRE Quantitative score at or above the 75th percentile
~ An ACT Math Score at or above the 80th percentile
~ An SAT Math Score at or above the 80th percentile

Program Advisor

Undergraduate Major Information

  • Major: Statistics B.S.
  • Department/College: Statistics

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Graduate Major Information

  • Major: Statistics M.S.
  • Department/College: Statistics

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