The Numbers Don’t Lie

Like statistics? Here’s one for you: 93% of AU alumni with a Master’s degree have a job or are pursuing a doctoral degree within 6 months of graduating. And with the MS in Statistics program, you get the close mentorship and research opportunities to prepare you for the mathematical statistics career you want.
The Master’s in Statistics program features:
  • One track for students who plan to pursue a PhD in statistics, and one track for those who want a professional master’s degree with a goal of finding a job right after graduation.
  • The chance to learn from faculty who are researching a wide range of statistical methods, from evolutionary biology to computational statistics.
  • Access to departmental relationships with the National Science Foundation, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Institutes of Health, and more.

Accelerator Admission

Advanced Master’s Accelerator ProgramMaster’s Accelerator ProgramPre-Sessional English Language
IELTS6.5, no subscore below 5.56.0, no subscore below 5.55.5
Available EntrySpring or FallSpring, Summer, or Fall
Qualifying undergraduate degrees:
4-year undergraduate degree or equivalent from an accredited institution. Preference for STEM background: Mathematics and statistics background preferred, but all fields will be considered.
Coursework required in: Linear Algebra, Calculus III, two Statistics courses.

Sample Coursework

Below is a list of degree-related courses you might take during your Master’s Accelerator Program. Courses may change based on availability and your preferences.
  • Regression
  • Research Methods
  • Statistical Methods

Progression Details

Advanced Master’s Accelerator ProgramMaster’s Accelerator ProgramPre-Sessional English Language
Credits Earned Towards Degree690
Progression IntoMaster’s degree programMaster’s degree programMaster’s Accelerator Program
Progression RequirementsGPA of 3.0 with no grade lower than a BGPA of 3.0 with no grade lower than a BSuccessful completion of the qualifying level in ELTA with a grade of B or higher in each course
Total credits required for degree: 30-33 credit hours

Tuition Costs

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Proof an AU degree works

95% of American master’s program graduates are working or pursuing a doctoral degree within six months of graduating. Ready to speed up your career? Apply for the Master’s Accelerator for American University now.
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