The data science revolution is changing how we use statistical analysis to address important social questions. In this flexible-credit program, you will learn advanced quantitative research techniques and apply them to critical policy issues across the social, behavioral, and health sciences, preparing for a career as an applied statistician or data scientist or for doctoral study.Request Info
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My exposure to reform efforts in … school environments allowed me to recognize that the most effective policies were backed by data. Therefore, I decided to get my master’s degree in applied statistics at NYU Steinhardt because of the program’s focus on social science research.
Our alumni are making an impact in careers working with data at research centers, government offices, and health organizations. Read more here.
Program Benefits for International Students
If you’re an international student, you may be able to work in the United States after graduation for an extended period of time. Most students studying on F-1 visas will be eligible for 12 months of Optional Practical Training (OPT) off-campus work authorization. F-1 students in our program may also be eligible for the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) OPT extension, allowing you to extend your time in the United States to pursue degree-related work experience for a total of 36 months or 3 years. For more information on who can apply for this extension visit NYU’s Office of Global Services: STEM OPT.