Master in mathematics with a concentration in statistics
This program requires a minimum of 24 semester hours plus a thesis or a minimum of 36 hours without a thesis.
Background Requirements
The following undergraduate courses are required, each with at least a "C" grade, and no more than two courses with "C":

MATH 3305 Intro to Probability and Statistics

MATH 3377 Linear Algebra

MATH 3380 Analysis I

MATH 4305 Probability and Statistics

MATH 4315 Analysis II
These requirements may be reduced if the applicant shows evidence of taking equivalent courses elsewhere. Students are required to make up background courses if they do not have sufficient undergraduate mathematics. This background work must be completed before enrolling in graduate courses.
Curriculum
Core Courses: (24 hours):

5305 Advanced Course in Probability and Statistics

5315 Mathematical Statistics

5345 Regression Analysis

5373 Theory of Functions of Real Variables

5376A Design and Analysis of Experiments
OR 
5376B Analysis of Variance

5376C Survival Analysis
OR 
5376D Statistical Applications for Genetics and Bioinformatics

5390 Statistics

5393 Numerical Optimization
OR 
5374 Numerical Linear Algebra
Elective Courses: All students are required to choose one of the following options and then select their elective courses accordingly.
Option  Math Electives 

Thesis  In addition to the required 24 hours of core courses, students must take 6 hours of thesis (5399A and 5399B). 
No thesis  In addition to the required 24 hours of core courses, students must choose 12 hours of elective courses listed here. 
Comprehensive Examination: All students are required to take a threepart written comprehensive exam. Topics include the following:
 MATH 5305 Advanced Course in Probability and Statistics
 MATH 5345 Regression Analysis
 MATH 5373 Theory of Functions of Real Variables