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Mathematics & Statistics | Quantitative Analysis

Professional Science: Quantitative Analysis (MS)

Offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences.

Admission to the Program

In addition to meeting the minimum university requirements for graduate study, applicants must have taken undergraduate science courses appropriate to the concentration, or have significant practical background in a relevant science area. Accumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) is required. Specific courses needed to prepare for entering the program will be identified through interviews with the applicant.

Degree Requirements

  • 33 credit hours of approved graduate coursework.
  • Capstone Experience: 6 credit hours in approved 600-level courses, with grades of B or better.
  • Students participate in noncredit workshops and seminars on professional skills and current issues in science and technology. Students are required to demonstrate proficiency in these areas as part of the capstone project, internship, and compulsory presentation.

Course Requirements

Core (6 credit hours)

Capstone Experience (6 credit hours)

Management and Business Skills (6 credit hours)

Quantitative Analysis Concentration (15 credit hours)

Career Paths

Biostatistician
Financial researcher
Market risk analyst
Quantitative analyist
Statistical analyst
Statistician