Interdisciplinary Graduate Minor in Applied Statistics
The Interdisciplinary Graduate Minor in Applied Statistics is open to current graduate students at the University of Mississippi who seek additional concentration and specialization in applied statistics.
The Interdisciplinary Graduate Minor in Applied Statistics trains and educates students in advanced applied statistical techniques and serves to certify to potential employers that they have such training; brings graduate students from different disciplines together to study applied statistics, developing a broader base of research training and enlarging a community of students and faculty with shared interests; and encourages interdisciplinary research.
15 course hours in applied statistics:
- An introductory statistics course
(acceptable courses may include EDRS 601, SOC 501, BISC 504, ES/SRA 511, POL 551, PSY 703, CJ 655, HP 626, NHM 526 or similar course approved by program coordinator)
- An intermediate statistics course
(acceptable courses include EDRS 701, PSY 704, PHAD 780, PHAD 781, POL 552, or similar course approved by program coordinator)
- 3 additional intermediate/advanced courses beyond any applied statistics courses required in a student’s home degree program all of which must be approved by the program coordinator
Students must earn at least a “B” in every course counted toward the minor.
- Only students currently enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Mississippi may apply for the Interdisciplinary Graduate Minor in Applied Statistics.
- Students may apply to the minor after completion of an introductory course. Any 500-level course used as part of the minor must have been taken for graduate credit.
- To be admitted to the Graduate Minor in Applied Statistics, students must have taken at least one graduate-level applied statistics course at the University of Mississippi.
- Students must apply for admission to the minor before completion of two-thirds of the courses that will potentially count toward the requirements.
- A minimum of 12 hours of intermediate and/or advanced courses should be taken in residence.
- Students cannot use thesis or dissertation hours to fulfill the course requirements. However, up to 3 credit hours of graduate-level independent study may count toward the minor if approved by the program coordinator.
- The time limit for completing the minor is four years after admission to the minor program.
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