What will I learn?

The Master of Applied Statistics Statistical Science Specialization emphasizes the practical application of statistics. The innovative curriculum with 31 credits over 19 courses can be completed full-time in one year or part-time in two to four years. The program can be completed on-campus or online. This broad background in applied statistics will allow students to start working immediately as practicing statisticians upon graduation.


Full-time students can complete the program in one year

Students earn 30 credits

Courses are taught by experienced CSU statistics professors

Available online through CSU Online

Which department am I in?

College of Natural Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
US$31,108.00 per year
Application deadline

15 April 2022

Start date

22 August 2022


Colorado State University

1062 Campus Delivery,



80523, United States

Online/Distance (31 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$25,141.00 per year
USD $811 per credit hour
Application deadline

15 April 2022

Start date

22 August 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Only persons with degrees equivalent to U.S. bachelor’s degrees are qualified to apply for admission except for Integrated Degree Program (IDP) applicants.

For international students

A four-year bachelor’s from a regionally accredited university

Calculus up to and including multivariable calculus

A course in linear algebra

At least one undergraduate-level statistics course

3.0 GPA minimum

The minimum TOEFL score for admission without condition is 80 for the (internet-based exam). The minimum IELTS score for admission without condition is 6.5. The minimum PTE Academic Score for admission without condition is 58.

To be considered for conditional admission, a student must have a minimum TOEFL score of 50 on the internet-based test, a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or PTE scores from 40-57.

Application Deadline: April 15 for fall.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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