Master of Arts


Specialization in Statistics

Central to Using Data for Decisions. 

CCSU’s MA in Mathematics: Statistics prepares students for a career or advanced study in statistics by understanding the discipline as a collection of inferential tools derived mathematically from models and/or assumptions. 

Program Features

  • Starts every January and August  
  • 33-credit program  
  • Attend full- or part-time  
  • Classes offered evenings on-campus and online  
  • Choice between three capstones: Plan A: Thesis, Plan B: Comprehensive Exam, or Plan C: Special Project  
  • Financial aid is available 


Did You Know?

In May of 2020, the median annual wage for statisticians was $92k.  Overall employment of statisticians is projected to grow 33% from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations.  

What You'll Gain

  • Comprehension of the theory behind methods of statistical inference  
  • Proficiency in the design and analysis of univariate, multivariate, stochastic, and categorical data  
  • Familiarity with regression, log linear, and time series models  
  • Understanding and application of parametric and nonparametric procedures  
  • Expertise in using the latest statistical open-source software, Python & R