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PhD Track For Statistics In The Social Sciences

Contact the Statistics Department for enrollment information.

The goal of the Ph.D. track is to provide education in a particular area of social science for Ph.D. students in Statistics. 

The core requirements of the track consist in four numerically graded 500-level courses, including at least two CSSS courses or STAT courses, and at most two discipline-specific social science courses that together form a coherent program of study. These four courses may be counted as the four required Ph.D.-level electives in Statistics.

Additionally, students must complete at least three quarter of participation (one credit per quarter) in the CS&SS seminar (CSSS 590). The CSSS Ph.D. track is not a transcriptable option, i.e., the fact that the student completed the requirements will not be noted in their transcript.