MAS Program


Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) is one of the first batch of authorized Master of Applied Statistics training base approved by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council in September 2010. In 2011, it began to recruit Master of Applied Statistics (MAS) graduate students. The Master of Applied Statistics is a professional degree in the field of economics that systematically conducts professional training in data collection, organization, description, and making inferences and predictions based on data.


The research directions of the MAS at BJTU include: quantitative analysis of corporate economic and management decisions, quantitative research of industrial economic activities, and statistical analysis of macroeconomics. The training target of the MAS emphasizes the development of comprehensive quality, and it mainly cultivates senior talents who have good economic literacy, basic theories and methods of statistics, skillful use of computer to analyze data, and have strong professional capabilities in practical and management work such as statistical investigation, statistical information management and quantitative analysis.