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MS in Data Science

The Department of Statistics and Probability is glad to announce the launch of the
Master's Degree Program in Data Science (MSDS).

We will begin accepting applications for Fall 2023 admission starting in August. For program information, visit msds.msu.edu. To apply, go to explore.msu.edu/apply/ and be sure to choose the major MS in Data Science.

If you have questions, please send inquiries to msds.info@msu.edu .


July 28, 2022 Remembering Dr. Jim Stapleton

Dr. James Stapleton, much admired professor and friend, passed away on June 17, 2022.  

July 19, 2022 Summer Internship News 2022

A summer internship is an important way to gain valuable knowledge outside the college classroom. This summer, some of our STT PhD candidates have earned the opportunity to intern with organizations and companies across the country.

July 14, 2022 2020-2021 Harkness Award for Outstanding Teaching

PhD candidates Sarah Manski and Sumegha Premchandar were recently presented with the 2020-2021 William L. Harkness Award for outstanding teaching by a graduate student. The award is made possible by a generous gift from William Harkness, a doctoral alumnus of the Statistics and Probability department. Recipients are chosen for their remarkable teaching based on student evaluations and faculty observations of teaching.

July 7, 2022 2022 PhD Graduates

Congratulations to our 2022 PhD Graduates

upcoming events

Colloquium - Julia Palacios

Institution: Stanford University
Title: Distance-based Summaries and Modeling of Evolutionary Trees
Date: September 27, 2022
Location: Zoom (Click here for meeting details)
Time: 10:20 AM - 11:10 AM Eastern Time

Colloquium - Fan Li

Institution: Duke University
Title: [TBA]
Date: November 1, 2022
Location: Zoom (Click here for meeting details)
Time: 10:20 AM - 11:10 AM Eastern Time