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Duke Statistical Science Master’s and Ph.D. information sessions

The Duke University Master’s and Ph.D. in Statistical Science programs are actively recruiting students for Fall 2024 enrollment. We will host virtual admissions information sessions at the times listed below. In these sessions, students will have an opportunity to hear about either program as well as ask questions of the program directors.

Ph.D.in Statistical Science:

Our Ph.D. program is the world’s leading graduate research and educational environment for Bayesian statistics. Students are immersed in a broad range of concepts and research experiences, including big data analytics, machine learning, and computational statistics. Rigorous coursework and research opportunities prepare our Ph.D. students for successful careers in diverse fields, from academia to government research to private industry.

Ph.D. Information Session times (register here):

  • Friday, October 20th, 9am EDT
  • Friday, October 20th, 1pm EDT
  • Friday, October 27th, 9am EDT
  • Friday, October 27th, 9am EDT

Master’s in Statistical Science:

  • 2-year in-person program
  • Small class sizes
  • Advanced theoretical knowledge through the courses taught by world-class teachers.
  • Hands-on experience in statistics and machine learning through courses, capstone projects, and other university-wide collaborations
  • Research opportunities with world-recognized researchers and faculty members
  • Flexibility to tailor the curriculum to student interests through internal and external elective courses.
  • In-house professional development resources, including one-on-one resume development with career coaches, information sessions with industry recruiters, and networking events with alumni.
  • Generous financial aid packages for competitive applicants.

Master’s Information Session times (register here):

·    Wednesday, October 25th, 8am EDT

·    Thursday, October 26th, 1pm EDT  

Please share the information above with your students who are interested in obtaining graduate degrees in Statistical Science. Zoom links will be emailed to event registrants.

The application deadlines for the 2024-2025 academic year are:

Ph.D.: December 14th

MSS: January 3rd