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Research Applied to Real World Problems

The Applied Statistics and Research Methods (ASRM) faculty and staff look forward to working with students and colleagues in achieving higher education goals. We offer a professional program of advanced coursework and skills training in the conceptual, theoretical, and applied aspects of statistics and research methodologies.

Graduate study in Applied Statistics and Research Methods is designed to challenge students intellectually while also promoting the application of statistical and research-related concepts to real-world problems.

ASRM program quality is competitive with similar programs offered at much larger universities. Courses are taught by professional teacher-scholars on top of their game who are proudly committed to mentoring and partnering with students in meeting academic and career goals.

Students are encouraged to interact with faculty through seminars, colloquia, conferences, presentations, class projects, internships, assistantships, practica, theses and dissertations, as well as in various off-campus events.

Where can your degree take you?

Apply your knowledge of statistical methods and research design to a variety of subject areas, such as biology, economics, engineering, medicine, public health, psychology, marketing and education.

These are just a few of your career options when you complete UNC's master's or doctoral degree Applied Statistics and Research Methods programs:

Master’s degree graduates:

  • Data scientist
  • Data analyst
  • Experimental design specialist
  • Community college instructor
  • Evaluation or assessment specialist

Doctoral degree graduates:

  • University professor
  • Research specialist
  • Data analysis consultant

Summers Only Master’s Program

This program has become increasingly more appealing to teachers around the state of Colorado. Courses are scheduled during the months of June and July in such a way that the program may be completed in three summers. Students take a concentration in research methods courses, become well-versed in research, evaluation, and statistical methodology, and acquire the skills and knowledge to be able to conduct statistical analyses and evaluations for educational and state agencies. Learn more about the summers only program

Statistics Support Center

Need help with stats? Drop in the Statistics Support Center (SSC) in McKee Hall room 114, email us SSC@unco.edu, or book an appointment  through the link below!