654 USD/credit 39240 USD/full
654 USD/credit 39240 USD/full
340 USD/credit 20400 USD/full
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The Computational Science and Statistics - Statistics Specialization at South Dakota State University is designed to train students to integrate computational and statistical methodologies to formulate, model, analyze, and solve research problems of interest in a wide variety of applied and theoretical contexts.  

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The Computational Science and Statistics - Statistics Specialization  at South Dakota State University  will emphasize curriculum and research programs focusing on problems at the boundaries of effectiveness of current modern statistical methods.  Students in this specialization will received a multidisciplinary education combining the curriculums of the Mathematics and Data Science specializations.

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Have an undergraduate or master's degree in mathematics, statistics, or related field
  • Have strong problem-solving and quantitative skills
  • Are able to grasp the essence of complex situations
  • Have good communication skills
  • Want your quantitative skills to have an impact

Career Opportunities

  • Statistician
  • Data Scientist
  • Statistical programmer
  • Financial analyst
  • Research and development manager
  • Quality assurance engineer
  • Professor
  • Researcher

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Seminar in Computational Science and Statistics (COM) 
  • Dissertation PhD (COM)
  • Advanced Linear Algebra 
  • Numerical Analysis 
  • Advanced Calculus
  •  Measure and Probability 
  • Numerical Optimization
  • Numerical Linear Algebra

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Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The application must include the application fee, all post-secondary transcripts, degree certificates, and other materials as required by specific programs before processing of the application will begin. The Graduate School employs a rolling deadline, however, students should check with their program of interest for specific admission deadlines. 
  • Applicants for the Doctor of Philosophy degree, 60-credit plan, must have a Master’s degree. This degree must be awarded from an approved, accredited institution. In those cases where applicants do not have a Master’s degree, departmental requirements will apply, either requiring completion of a Master’s degree or permitting an individual to move directly into a doctoral program, 90-credit plan. Domestic, international or non-degree seeking students may submit an application online.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39240 USD/full
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    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit
  • National

    39240 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit
  • In-State

    20400 USD/full
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    Based on the tuition of 340 USD per credit

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 USD /month
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