Graduate Program

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Graduate Program

NIU offers several programs for graduate study in the area of statistics.

M.S. in Applied Probability and Statistics

Our Master of Science degree program in Applied Probability and Statistics is designed to help students develop the skills necessary for immediate employment as statisticians or applied probabilists, or for more advanced study. Our master's degree program is unique for its emphasis on applied statistics and probability courses.

Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences

The Department of Mathematical Sciences offers a Doctor of Philosophy degree program in Mathematical Sciences, with the option to complete a group of courses in probability and statistics (Group C). It prepares students for careers in academia as well as in industrial consulting and research.