Opening a New MA Program in Statistics

The University of Haifa is opening a new International Master of Arts Program in Statistics in October 2017.

We are happy to announce the launch of the new International Master of Arts program in Statistics. Jointly with the Department of Statistics of the Herta and Paul Amir Faculty of Social Sciences. The program will open in October of 2017-2018 academic year.

The International Master of Arts program in Statistics at the University of Haifa in Israel is dedicated to providing students with a rigorous, modern, and up-to-date education in Statistics. The students will be trained to analyze and draw meaningful conclusions from data collected in a variety of application areas. This includes clinical trials, finance, genomics, social media and web/mobile applications. The ability to reason with data is a skill that is becoming ever more important in the current age of Big Data, Data Science and the Digital economy.

The cutting-edge curriculum emphasizes computational know-how and the fundamental and core themes of the statistical sciences. At the same time it is also mathematically rigorous and challenging. The program will prepare students for further academic studies as well as for data related leadership roles in various industries including High-Tech, E-commerce, Healthcare, Research and Development and more.

The one-year program is taught in English over 3 consecutive semesters. The academic studies at the University of Haifa will be enhanced with networking opportunities with students from Israel and all over the world as well as by vibrant life on and off campus, which will acquaint you with Israeli culture, language and start-up mentality.

For further information on how to apply to this program, please contact our Admissions office at