The Statistics PhD program is rigorous, yet welcoming to students with interdisciplinary interests and different levels of preparation. The program requires five semesters of regular. Normal progress entails:

Semester 1 Perform satisfactorily in preliminary course work. In the summer, students are required to embark on a short-term research project, internship, graduate student instructorship, reading course, or on another research activity. Continue course work.

Semester 2-3 Find a thesis topic and show progress. 

Semester 4-5 Finish the thesis, and give a lecture based on it in a department seminar. 

Program Duration: 3 Years