M.Sc. Statistics - GITAM

M.Sc Statistics

M.Sc. in Statistics is a 2-year postgraduate program that provides all the theoretical and practical knowledge that a student needs to become a professional statistician. In addition, in statistics for the master level, a student is trained in social sciences, economics, and finances as well because theories of statistics are mostly applied to solve real-life problems in these areas. A degree program in the area of Statistics will cover the following topics:

  • Probability theory
  • Distribution theory
  • Computer programming
  • Surveys
  • Linear model and regression analysis
  • Time series analysis
  • Multivariate analysis
  • Economics and economics statistics

Additionally, the students pursuing this degree are equipped with ancillary mathematics, the backbone of statistics. Some subjects like ecology and the environment are also introduced because these are areas where statistics is largely applied. If the student has an idea of the sphere, it becomes easier for them to collect, organize and analyze the data if they understand it better.

 Scope of Masters in Statistics

Many fields require expert statisticians for various kinds of analysis. From framing a national economy to business, banking, medical sciences, and all sorts of social and scientific research requires statisticians to analyze and interpret the data. Manufacturing and production cannot be imagined without statistics. Even spheres like psychology and criminal investigation rely highly on statistical analysis for their inferences.

Career options for Masters in Statistics  

The most general rules common to many different fields are also something a student can do after Masters in statistics. Banking jobs, consultants, and professors are some of them. But a master's in statistics also enables you to apply for different jobs. Some job roles that you can have after finishing your Masters in Statistics are:

  • Statistician
  • Business analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Statistical trainer
  • Biostatistician
  • Econometrician
  • Investment analyst
  • Statistical investigator

Programme offered at

  • GITAM School of Science, Visakhapatnam campus
  • GITAM School of Science, Bengaluru campus

Duration of the Programme

  • 2 Years

Check Eligibility

  • A pass in the qualifying exam with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the concerned discipline from any recognized university and also the candidate has to appear for GAT (PG Science) 2022.
  • B.Sc. with Statistics as one of the subjects


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