Graduate Programs in Statistics
Our graduate degree in Statistics prepares students for careers
in industry, government or academia.
Interested in Statistics?
Our graduate degree programs in statistics are designed to give our students a solid background in the theory
of statistics and give them hands-on experience in the application of statistics to real-life problems.
Unique to our program is the opportunity for students to collaborate with Mines faculty and scientists at
the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) on statistical problems related to climate change and
Additionally, our department offers studies in such statistical topics as:
- Large Data Sets
- Multivariate Statistics
- Spatial Statistics
- Statistical Inverse Problems
- Survival Analysis
- Uncertainty Quantification
- Wavelet Applications
AMS offers the following graduate programs in Statistics:
- Combined Bachelor's & Master's (BS+MS) - This program
is designed to potentially shorten the time required to pursue a Bachelor's Degree and a Master's
Degree by applying 6 credit hours towards both degrees. Students wishing to participate in the
combined program may begin taking graduate statistics courses while still an undergraduate.
- Master of Science (MS) - The master's program is designed to
prepare candidates for careers in industry or government or for further study at the PhD level.
The MS is broadly based with course work in statistical methodology, probability theory,
mathematical statistics and linear statistical models, along with a selection of courses from a
wide variety of areas in statistics, mathematics and computer science.
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - The PhD degree program is
sufficiently flexible to prepare candidates for careers in industry, government, or academia.
Course work provides a strong background in both theoretical and applied statistics.