The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability offers an MA in Statistics (In addition to the Ph.D. in Statistics and Applied Probability - described on another page). This degree trains students in the methodology and theory of modern statistical practice by teaching data analytic procedures and their applications to statistical problems. In keeping with this objective, students within the Applied Statistics and Data Science specializations are required to become skilled at statistical computing and participate actively in the consulting projects that arise in the Statistical Consulting Laboratory. This degree will prepare students for careers in government, industry, and quantitative research in other scientific disciplines.

Adress
Mailing Address
Department of Statistics and Applied Probability
University of California, Santa Barbara
South Hall, Room 5607
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3110
(USA)

Phone

Department Phone Number
(805) 893-2129

Degree icon Degrees Offered
MA

Address iconDeadlines
  • Fall 2021 - February 15, 2021 (by 11:59 PM PST - Final Deadline)
  • Winter 2021 - October 18, 2020 (by 11:59 PM PST)
  • Spring 2021 - January 10, 2021 (by 11:59 PM PST)

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Requirements

  • Online application: https://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/eapp
  • Statement of Purpose, Personal Achievements/Contributions, and Resume or CV (submitted in the onlne application)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (submitted online)
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (submitted online)
  • TOEFL scores 550 Paper-Based Test (PBT), 80 Internet-Based Test (IBT) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Overall Band score of 7 or higher (if applicable)
  • Final/Official transcripts will be required for all applicants who are admitted and have indicated their intent to enroll at UC Santa Barbara by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). UC Santa Barbara reserves the right to require official transcripts at any time during the admissions process, and rescind any offer of ADMISSION made if discrepancies between uploaded and official transcript(s) are found.
Specializations
 
Applied Statistics; Mathematical Statistics