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Frequently Asked Questions:

What are the programs Offered by the Department?

1. The department offers five programs
2. Bachelor's degree in Statistics, (For male students only)
3. Bachelor's degree in Operations Research, (For male students only)
4. Master’s degree in Statistics
5. Master’s degree in Operation Research.
6. PhD in Statistics.
 
What about Graduates Job Opportunities?
It is rare to find a ministry or department or government or private institution that does not have a Department of Statistics under different headings such as: Statistics, documentation, studies, planning, and research. Statistical working in these ministries or centers under various names, such as: functional and research department of Statistics prime, Statistician, Data Analyst specialist, in addition to the census scheme. As a graduate of operations research can be allocated to work in the planning, programming and production, distribution and control storage operations and scheduling of projects, business and regulation of telecommunications, transport and planning economic processes, military, security and resource utilization in any quarter.
 
What are the fields of the M.Sc. Program?
Majors and Fields
1- Statistics
2- Operations Research
3- Biostatistics
 
What are the admission requirements for M.Sc. Program?
In addition to the admission requirements in the Academic Calendar of the Graduate Studies KSU.
Requirements
For M. Sc. in Statistics
1- The student must successfully complete 24 credit hours of courses included in M.Sc. Academic Calendar (in accordance with the bylaws of graduate studies). These courses divided to 15 compulsory credit hours and 9 optional credit hours that he/she can select.
2- A Thesis satisfies some regulations, guidelines and specifications of the Graduate College should be submitted.
For M. Sc. in Operations Research
1- The student must successfully complete 24 credit hours of courses included in M.Sc. Academic Calendar (in accordance with the bylaws of graduate studies). These courses divided to 15 compulsory credit hours and 9 optional credit hours that he/she can select.
2- A Thesis satisfies some regulations, guidelines and specifications of the Graduate College should be submitted.
 
What are the admission requirements of the PhD program?
An applicant for admission into a Ph.D. program must:
1- Hold M.Sc. degrees in Statistics from King Saudi University or its equivalent.
2- Pass a TOEFL examination with a score of at least 500.
3- Pass an interview held by a subcommittee of the department.