Statistics Bachelor's/MS

Degree Requirements

The following requirements are in addition to, or further elaborate upon, those requirements outlined in The Graduate School Policy Guide.


Students in the Statistics combined BA (or BS)/MS degree program are required to complete all of the requirements for their BA/BS major as well as the MS in Statistics requirements. Up to three courses can count toward both the Bachelor’s and MS degrees.

Total Units Required: 12-16

Required Coursework

Course Title
STAT 350-0Regression Analysis
STAT 353-0Advanced Regression
STAT 415-0Introduction to Machine Learning
STAT 420-1
STAT 420-2
STAT 420-3
Introduction to Statistical Theory & Methodology-1
and Introduction to Statistical Theory & Methodology-2
and Introduction to Statistical Theory & Methodology-3
At least 6 electives (no more than 10), approved by the program, at least 2 of which must be 400-level STAT elective courses, and no more than 3 courses can be chosen from other programs to fulfill the coursework requirement.

Other MS Degree Requirements

  • Examination: pass qualifying examination at MS degree level