PhD Typical Plan

Sample PhD Program


Year 1

592: Theory of Probability 593: Theory of Statistics  Qualifying Exam Review Course
596: Intermediate Statistical Methods 654: Stochastic Processes  
586: Interpretation of Data I 587: Interpretation of Data II  


Year 2

652: Advanced Theory of Statistics I 653: Advanced Theory of Statistics II  
680: Advanced Theory of Probability 690: Special Topics in Statistics  
663: Regression Theory    


Year 3

Students 3rd year and beyond take courses as necessary, depending on their interests and thesis topic.  Most students will register for 702 (research credit) or 682 (reading course/independent study).  Students must also register for 3 semesters of 693 (seminar) before graduation.