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SPONSORED EVENT: UCLA Master of Applied Statistics Virtual Q&A Session

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM on Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Online/Virtual
UCLA Department of Statistics

UCLA's Master of Applied Statistics program is hosting a virtual Q&A session on Tuesday, February 1 at 3 p.m.

The Master of Applied Statistics (MAS) program was created in response to the rapid rise in demand for data-centric skills in the Los Angeles area. Recent changes in the economy and the growing reliance of businesses and government agencies on data have created an increased demand for workers who can manage data and produce informative visualizations of data, and are guided by fundamental statistical principles.

The MAS helps meet this need by providing working professionals the means to obtain a first-rate postgraduate-level education in applied statistics and quantitative analytics. The MAS is designed for working professionals, and as a result, courses are offered in the evening to allow timely completion of the program.

In addition, the program is perfect for those who wish to transition to a more quantitatively focused career. All classes are taught by regular departmental faculty. The degree requires a thesis project that will involve working closely with an industry partner and a faculty member to solve a real scientific or business problem. This will often be in the field where the student is working, thus deepening their understanding of it.

The Department has various business, industry and government partners to provide internships, thesis topics, support for their employees, and job prospects for graduating students.

Q&A Session Info and RSVP:
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
3:00pm – 4:00pm

RSVP by January 30

About the sponsor:
UCLA Statistics has one of the highest-ranked programs (#11 in the US / #20 worldwide). The department has a forward looking focus with foundations in both the mathematical and computational sciences.

The Master of Applied Statistics (MAS) program was created in response to the rapid rise in demand for data-centric skills in the Los Angeles area.

The expertise of the faculty in the MAS program spans almost all areas of statistical thinking. Our faculty and staff are also knowledgeable on industry trends and career options specifically tailored to accommodate and help students succeed in their respective fields. Department alumni also play a crucial role in the success of our department by establishing liaisons between newly graduated students and the many alumni in business, industry, and government.

UCLA Statistics current partners:

Almitas Capital
Amazon
BadVR
Channel Factory
Charter Schools Development Center
City of Los Angeles
Disney
Kukuyeva Consulting
Laserfiche
Latino Donor Collaborative
Los Angeles County
MiORA
Pacific Life
Pharmavite
Polygence
Providence
RedSky Strategy
RepairSmith
Retina.ai
StrateSci, Inc.
TI Health
tixr
UCLA CEILS
UCLA Library Data Science Center
The Veloz Group
Vetology