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Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Master's of Statistical Practice Program

Carnegie Mellon's premier professional training in data science.

This is a one-year, two-semester professional masters degree program that emphasizes statistical practice, methods, data analysis and practical workplace skills.

Applications are accepted on a rolling schedule from 15 November 2017 through 1 February 2018.

What you'll learn

The Master's of Statistical Practice degree is an intensive two-semester professional master's program that emphasizes statistical practice, methods, data analysis, and practical workplace skills. The MSP is for students who are interested in professional careers in business, industry, government, marketing, or scientific research, or continuing in graduate school. There is no thesis requirement for this program.

One of the hallmarks of the MSP program is our course, 36-726 "Statistical Practice". The focus of this course is a consulting project. These projects come from companies in and around Pittsburgh as well as on campus.