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Applied Statistics MS

In this statistics master's degree, 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 94.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 6.00%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 94.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 6.00%
Alternative Plans 0%

Experiential Learning

Cooperative Education and Internships 

What makes an RIT education exceptional? It’s the ability to complete with real, relevant career experience that sets you apart. Experiential learning in the College of Science includes cooperative education and internships, international experiences, research, and more. Participating in these opportunities is not only possible at RIT, but passionately encouraged.

Students in the applied statistics MS are strongly encouraged to participate in cooperative education, internships, and research.

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.