The Center for Statistics is continually working to offer academic programs in statistics to MIT’s undergraduate, graduate and professional education students.

Undergraduate Minor in Statistics & Data Science

Through six subjects, MIT’s new Minor in Statistics and Data Science provides students with a working knowledge base in statistics, probability, and computation, while developing their ability to perform data analysis.


Interdisciplinary PhD in Statistics

Please check back for more information on our developing PhD program.

Data Science and Big Data Analytics: Making Data-Driven Decisions

MIT Open Learning for Professionals:

Developed by ten MIT faculty members at IDSS, this seven-week course is specially designed for data scientists, business analysts, engineers, and technical managers looking to learn the latest theories and strategies to harness data. (See video.)

Next Course launches May 7, 2018

Offered by MIT xPro


Not sure this course is for you? Download this sample case study on building a movie recommendation system to get a sneak peek of what’s included.

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