Statistics - Online and Distance Education

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Master's Degrees | Statistics | How to Apply

How to Apply

Admissions Requirements

The minimal requirements for entry are an undergraduate degree and coursework in calculus through multivariate calculus (comparable to MA 242) and linear algebra. In the application process, your credentials (transcripts and personal statement) will be evaluated for determining acceptance into the Master of Statistics online degree program. Note that GRE scores are not required, but should be uploaded if they are available.

The Graduate School oversees the application process for each program. The Graduate School has its own criteria for admission, but the Department of Statistics online graduate program has specific admissions requirements as well. To understand more about the Graduate School admission requirements,  visit the Graduate School Support Center.

International students must include complete transcripts, a degree statement and TOEFL or IELTS scores. Applicants should have a minimum 3.0 grade point average. An undergraduate degree, knowledge of multivariate calculus (comparable to MA242), and matrix algebra are the minimal requirements for entry. In the application process, your credentials (transcripts and personal statement) will be evaluated for determining acceptance into the Master of Statistics online degree program.

How to Apply to the Master of Statistics Program

Step 1: Apply to the Online Master’s Program

The Graduate School oversees the application process for each program. To learn about the Graduate School admission requirements,  visit the Graduate School Support Center. There you will find information regarding frequently asked questions along with Self Service features, Live Chat, and technical support.

You may submit your graduate application for the online master’s degree program here.

You can check the status of your application at any time.

Step 2: Register for Classes

You now have your NC State student ID, password, username, and personal information and are ready to register for courses. Visit the Masters Degree Course Requirements page to view required courses. Should you have any questions or need assistance with determining your course workload, contact our online graduate program coordinator, Dr. Barton, at statistics_online@ncsu.edu.

Go to MyPack Portal to register for classes. MyPack portal is also a self-service system for students to update personal or academic information as well as a way to review semester schedules. Special note: restrictions are often put on classes to give priority to “online only” students. Thus, you may need to contact Dr. Barton, (statistics_online@ncsu.edu) to be enrolled.

REGISTER FOR CLASS

Step 3: Pay Your Tuition

This early enrollment will generate a tuition bill, which must be paid by its due date in order to hold the seat.

You may visit Distance Education Tuition and Fees to access tuition rates. All inquiries regarding payments and cost of tuition should be directed to the cashier’s office.

Closer to the start of the Fall semester, we will send you more information about NC State’s Wolfware course management system for accessing course content.  You can find information about how our online courses work here.

Coursework

Not ready to enroll yet? You can still take classes! Classes taken independent of a certificate or degree program may be used to satisfy continuing education requirements or, if approved, be applied toward a certificate or degree program in the future. Learn how to enroll in individual classes as a Non-Degree Studies (NDS) student.

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Application Deadlines

Entry Semester Application Deadlines and Details
Fall July 30
Spring November 30
Summer April 30