The mission of the MS (Applied Statistics) is: To devise and develop statistical techniques, and to disseminate statistical knowledge through teaching, advising, and outreach programs, in order to serve the needs of the University, local and national bodies in research, government, business, and industry.
The economy of Pakistan is facing many modern day challenges and to meet these challenges we need to have highly qualified professionals in statistical data analysis as in today’s business world information is replacing the physical objects. The School of Business and Economics at UMT plans to play a significant role to cope with the challenges by producing academically and technically more qualified human-power in Statistics. This program is designed to equip students with an excellent knowledge of statistical principles and methods required by practicing statisticians and also focused on developing skills in Applied Statistics.
Nation needs good statistical analysts, researchers for academic institutions and other research organizations. This objective cannot be achieved without in-depth knowledge of Statistical Techniques. MS in Applied Statistics offered by UMT will help a lot to satisfy the need.
The participants after successfully completing the MS Applied Statistics are expected to be eligible for a wide variety of entry level positions in Statistics. They can be considered for jobs in both public as well as private educational institutions, research organizations, State Bank of Pakistan and commercial banks. They can also hold positions in various Federal and Provincial ministries.
Chairperson Dept. of Quantitative Methods
Dr. Ahmed F. Siddiq
Muhammad Tanveer Aslam