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Applied Statistics MS

In this master’s in applied statistics, you’ll learn statistical analysis and apply it to a variety of industries, including insurance, marketing, government, health care, and more.

Program skills

Students are required to complete four core courses: Statistical Software, Foundations of Statistics, Applied Linear Models–Regression, and Applied Linear Models–ANOVA.

Program facilities equipment

The center is home to the Mason E. Wescott Statistics Computer Laboratory. The center’s Richard A. Freund Resource Room and graduate student office contain books and journals from both the statistics and quality fields. The Wallace Memorial Library and the Media Resource Center provide access to a wealth of other references vital to professional studies.
The John D. Hromi Center for Quality and Applied Statistics has achieved international recognition for its quality and productivity seminars, custom training programs, consultative expertise, and Masters and advanced certificate programs.

Program job titles reported

Sr. Business Intelligence Analyst; Epidemiology Research Analyst; Financial Analyst; Statistician; Market Research Analyst; Statistical Engineer; Loss Forecasting and Analytics; Crime Technology Analyst; Advanced Quality Engineer; Principal Six Sigma Engineer

Program significant points

  • Students complete a capstone near that end of a student’s course of study. The capstone project is designed to ensure that students can integrate the knowledge from their courses to solve more complex problems.
  • The program is intended for students who do not wish to pursue a degree beyond the MS. However, a number of students have attained doctorate degrees at other universities.

Select program hiring partners

Bausch & Lomb (Valeant), Boeringher Ingelheim, City of Rochester fire Department, Cognigen Corporation, ExactData, LLC, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, FluxData, L3Harris, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Moog, Poseidon Systems, Rochester Regional Health, University of Rochester, University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)


Outcome Rates

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).


Knowledge Rate

Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 81.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 14.30%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 81.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 14.30%
Alternative Plans 0%

Experiential Learning

Cooperative Education and Internships

What makes an RIT science and math education exceptional? It’s the ability to complete science and math co-ops and gain real-world experience that sets you apart. Co-ops in the College of Science include cooperative education and internship experiences in industry and health care settings, as well as research in an academic, industry, or national lab. These are not only possible at RIT, but are passionately encouraged.

What makes an RIT education exceptional? It’s the ability to complete relevant, hands-on career experience. At the graduate level, and paired with an advanced degree, cooperative education and internships give you the unparalleled credentials that truly set you apart. Learn more about graduate co-op and how it provides you with the career experience employers look for in their next top hires.

National Labs Career Fair

Hosted by RIT’s Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education, the National Labs Career Fair is an annual event that brings representatives to campus from the United States’ federally funded research and development labs. These national labs focus on scientific discovery, clean energy development, national security, technology advancements, and more. Students are invited to attend the career fair to network with lab professionals, learn about opportunities, and interview for co-ops, internships, research positions, and full-time employment.