Offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics , College of Arts and Sciences . The Statistics (MS) is an excellent way for students to further their mathematical and statistical education. In this program, students acquire proficiency in the development, research, and analysis of quantitative tools to turn ideas into intelligent, informed actions. The program offers tracks in Theory and Methods or Biostatistics, and a full range of courses that prepares students to advance their career in academic, government, non-profit, or industry settings, or to continue as a student in a PhD program. With increasing demand for statisticians and data analysts, the Statistics (MS) program provides students with a key skill set for a successful career path.