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STAT 677. Introductory Survival and Risk Analysis I. 3 Credits.

Survival distributions, life tables, and various risk models, intended to prepare students for taking higher level actuarial exams: SOA1 Course FM/CAS2 Exam 2 and SOA Course MLC/CAS Exam 3L. {Also offered for undergraduate credit - see STAT 477.}.


The Department of Statistics offers programs leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Statistics, a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Applied Statistics, and certificates in Statistics (for non-majors) and Big Data Applied Statistics Analysis. The program is flexible enough create a plan based on individual prior experience and in accord with professional goals. During the first year of the program, master's and doctoral students are strongly encouraged to meet with each faculty member to discuss possible research topics. The student should select a supervisory committee by the end of the first year. Graduate certificates in Statistics for non-majors and Big Data Applied Statistics Analysis are also available.