A Ph.D. minor in Statistics and Data Science - Statistical Informatics at University of Arizona is also available for students already registered into a Ph.D. program other than Statistics here at the UA. Our mission is to develop the next generation of data scientists, trained to meet the challenges of modern interdisciplinary data extraction, analysis, and interpretation.
The GIDP supports and encourages the central role of statistical and quantitative thinking in the biological, physical, engineering, financial, and social sciences.
Necessary training is provided for students to develop core expertise in statistical theory and methodology, and also for students who will apply their statistical knowledge in practical, transdisciplinary research; targeted subject-matter specialties include, but are not limited to biometry, bioinformatics, biostatistics, econometrics & financial statistics, educational statistics, operations research & applied probability, psychometrics, spatial/spatio-temporal analysis, statistical genetics/genomics, stochastic modeling, and quantitative risk assessment.
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- Statistical Genetics for Quantitative Measures
- Advanced Applied Econometrics
- Biostatistics for Research
- Applied Biostatistics Analysis
- Data Management and the SAS Programming Language
- Analysis of Categorical Data
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- 30 months
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- For admission to the Ph.D. Program in Statistics, applicants must have or be in the process of completing an M.S. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics, or Applied Mathematics, or an advanced degree in a field that makes significant use of quantitative methods, with at least a 3.0 overall grade point average (GPA).
- A student who wishes to apply to the Ph.D. program without an M.S. and with only a Baccalaureate degree may do so, but is required to meet all other M.S. and Ph.D. entrance requirements as stipulated herein. If her/his application is successful, the student must earn the M.S. in the GIDP "en route" to her/his Ph.D.
- All students entering the Program are required to have a substantive background in mathematics, including at least three semesters of Calculus through multivariable/vector calculus one semester of Linear Algebra and experience with computer technologies.
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International20126 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 30 months.
National20126 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 30 months.
In-State11938 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5969 USD per semester during 30 months.
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