The department places strong emphasis on computation and is well supported with equipment and software necessary for research. The computer software packages used in most courses are likely to play an important role in the solution of the problems students will encounter in their places of employment.
Comprehensive Exam Requirement
Candidates for the Master's of Science in Applied Statistics degree must pass two sets of comprehensive examinations.
Comprehensive examinations are offered twice a year, in the autumn and spring quarters during last two weekends in October and April.
Students should notify the program director to register for the comprehensive examinations at the beginning of the quarter for when they plan to take them.