Academics

Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Statistics

The Interdisciplinary PhD in Statistics (IDPS) is designed for students currently enrolled in a participating MIT doctoral program who wish to develop their understanding of 21st century statistics, using concepts of computation and data analysis as well as elements of classical statistics and probability within their chosen field of study.

Participating programs:
Aeronautics & Astronautics
Economics
Mathematics
Political Science
Social and Engineering Systems

How to join IDPS:
Interested students in a participating program should submit a selection form, usually between their second semester and the penultimate semester of their program.

IDPS Selection Form