Statistics, PhD

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 90 Hours (Beyond the Bachelor's Degree)

Required Courses
STAT 5123Probability Theory3
STAT 5223Statistical Inference3
STAT 5013Statistics for Experimenters I3
STAT 5023Statistics for Experimenters II3
STAT 5093Statistical Computing3
STAT 6113Probability Theory3
STAT 6203Large Sample Inference3
STAT 5303Experimental Designs3
STAT 5323Theory of Linear Models I3
STAT 5333Theory of Linear Models II3
STAT 5513Multivariate Analysis3
STAT 6001 2
STAT 6223Advanced Statistical Inference3
STAT 6910Special Problems3
MATH 5043Advanced Calculus I3
MATH 5053Advanced Calculus II3
MATH 5143Real Analysis I3
Hours Subtotal50
Dissertation Research15
Electives chosen in consultation with adviser25
Total Hours90

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) Requirements

  • 90 credits beyond the Bachelor's degree, 60 credits beyond the Master's degree are required
  • At least seventy-five percent of coursework on the Plan of Study must include 5000 and 6000 level courses
  • A minimum of 15 hours at the 6000 level with a grade of SR for the doctoral dissertation must be complete.  The maximum number of dissertation hours (6000 with a grade of SR) permissible on a Plan of Study must not exceed three-fourths of the total credit hours in the approved graduate degree program
  • Credit for all courses on a graduate Plan of Study must have been awarded within 10 years of completion of all degree requirements
  • A minimum of 30 in-residence credit hours are required
  • Non-Course requirements:
    • Doctoral Candidacy
    • Dissertation Defense
    • Dissertation Submission/Approval