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Computational Statistics (Ph.D)

The computational statistics major is designed for students who are interested in the statistical and data sciences and who also want to work collaboratively with researchers in the computational sciences, e.g., computational biology, computational finance, and computational chemistry.

Career Profile

Students enrolled in this major will become research statisticians and they will develop deep theoretical and conceptual understanding of and strong skills in data technologies, statistical computation, high-performance analytics, data mining, statistical machine learning, statistical modeling, and bioinformatics. They also have the option of pursuing a theoretical track.

Course Delivery Options

On-campus

Program Application Test Requirements

​All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

Extra Accreditation Info

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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