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Program Description

The statistics program is designed for students interested in pursuing an advanced degree and who have earned the equivalent of a bachelor’s or master’s degree in mathematics, statistics or in other mathematically oriented disciplines. The doctoral programs provide training suitable for employment in academia, industrial research and development organizations, as well as research-oriented government agencies. The master’s degree programs provide training in applications of mathematics in areas suitable for employment in industry or government agencies and can serve as preparatory steps toward advancing to a Ph.D. program.

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Degrees Offered:



Biostatistics (master’s)
Environmental (master’s)
Traditional (master’s)

Department:  Mathematics & Statistics

Part-Time or Full-Time:  Full-time, Part-time

Online or On Campus:  On Campus

Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s

Admissions Requirements

GRE General Test score in 85 percentile in quantitative section required
TOEFL score of >600 (paper), >250 (computer), or >100 (iBT) for international students whose native language is not English; solid background in mathematics and/or statistics

Term of Admission: Fall and Spring

Domestic Application Deadlines: February 15 and October 15

International Application Deadlines: January 1 and September 1

Contact Us

Main Contact Info:  410-455-2412 (UMBC)

Graduate Program Director:

Yi Huang,

Graduate Program Coordinator:

Janet Burgee, 410-455-2401,


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